CIPO has published a new version of MOPOP with clarifications in many of the chapters.
Monthly Archives: September 2020
A couple of articles of mine were recently published:
- Pre-Grant Compensation for Patent Infringement on Slaw.ca
- Canadian Patent Office’s approach to computer-implemented inventions rejected by Federal Court co-authored with Richard Mar
I will be a panelist next week at the virtual IPIC AGM with Malaika Tyson, speaking about File Wrapper Estoppel in Canada and the United States.
The Federal Court issued a COVID related Practice Notice today confirming that Practice Directions and Orders issued during the COVID-19 pandemic remain unaffected by the recently enacted Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19). See the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision last week in Re: Section 6 Of The Time Limits And Other Periods Act, 2020 FCA 137.
The Copyright Board has launched a new website (https://cb-cda.gc.ca/) and alerts should now be working for Copyright Board activity if this is enabled in your personal IPPractice email preferences. Continue reading Copyright Board
Federal Court of Appeal
The FCA issued a COVID related Practice Notice this week regarding in person, remote and hybrid hearings taking place this fall. It also comments on phase out of the Suspension Period at the FCA and the Time Limits and Other Periods Act (COVID-19). The FCA has been posting cases released from the Suspension Period each week.