SubmittedAug 22, 2022 TopicsPatent
Nature Of actionResponse to consultation Committees involvedPatent Committee
RecipientsInnovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) Response to CIPO and ISED’s Consultation on substantive patent law harmonization issues
IPIC is pleased to respond to the request by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the Strategic Innovation Policy Sector (SIPS) of Innovation Science and Economic Development Canada for comments on substantive patent law harmonization issues.1
Based on a review of the user proposals by IT3, FICPI and AIPPI on various issues for substantive patent law harmonisation, IPIC supports and recommends some proposals and changes on Grace Period and Conflicting Applications, especially on the topic of double-patenting.