The court held that the patent application was "a marketing scheme", and the invention was not patentable subject matter.
Spruson & Ferguson
Two patent applications naming artificial intelligence as the sole inventor were refused by the European Patent Office.
Davies Collison Cave
In the current COVID-19 environment, much of the innovation that we will require to tackle this pandemic will be borrowed from innovations of the past.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent to its announcement made on March 17, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) announced on March 27, 2020, and then again on April 27, 2020....
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
This week, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) extended its Suspension Period and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) extended its deadlines, both until the end of May.
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Under the AFMA, documents normally filed under the Business Statutes in-person or by mail may be filed by an alternative method that meets specified requirements.
Bereskin & Parr LLP
On April 27, 2020, the United States Patent and Trademark Office published a petition decision stating that under current law...
Stikeman Elliott LLP
On May 12, 2020, Ontario introduced and passed Bill 190, the COVID-19 Response and Reforms to Modernize Ontario Act, 2020 ("Bill 190") to help corporations meet their legal obligations while respecting physical distancing guidelines.
CCPIT Patent & Trademark Law Office
On 14th May the Enlarged Board of Appeal issued its opinion on the questions referred in case G3/19, otherwise known as the ‘Pepper' case.
Khurana and Khurana
An individual or any other legal entity would decide to file a patent application to better leverage technical innovation. For a person or entity desirous of obtaining better leverage from their technical innovation, one thing ...
In the present case, Plaintiff No. 1 was an inventor of a US patent formulation namely; De Simone Formulation.
Going green is not an option but necessary for continuous survival of human existence. Building a way forward to a green future is a 21st century imperative.
Keeping in mind its proximity to both Asia and Europe, it was a wonder that the country was able to ward off the threat of the COVID-19 for so long.
Taylor Vinters Via LLC
The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore ("IPOS") has announced a pilot programme to accelerate grants of patent applications in all technology fields to just 6 months.