Bill C-43, a budget bill that includes changes to the Patent Act and Industrial Design Act, has received royal assent. The changes are intended to implement the Patent Law Treaty and the Geneva (1999) Act of the Hague Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Industrial Designs.
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