CIPO has published a Practice Notice regarding the handling of designated days between March and August for patents and patent applications, particularly maintenance fees and deemed abandonments.
Monthly Archives: January 2021
The Federal Court issued two Practice Notices today:
- Document Retention Schedule – Set a 7-year and 15-year retention guidelines for court file materials pursuant to Rule 23.1.
- COVID #7 – Closing of the registry in Ontario and Quebec for in-person activities with new guidance on virtual hearings and electronic service and filing.
As part of a number of UK/EU/Brexit amendments published today, the Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations were amended to add the UK as a “prescribed country”in addition to the EU. Continue reading CSPs