Federal Court

The Federal Court has issued a further COVID update:

  • extending the Suspension Period through to June 29 for Ontario, Quebec and the territories;
  • ending the Suspension Period for the end in the rest of the country on June 15 with hearings not being held until July 13, 2020 and certain deadlines suspended until June 29.


I have been in a (virtual) trial this week so here are some catch up items from the last while:


The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has extended the Suspension Period due to COVID-19 through May 15 so that affected time limits ending on any of these designated days will now be extended until (link). CIPO also indicated that the Client Service Centre will resume its intellectual property document order service.

Canadian Intellectual Property