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Late National Phase Entry in Canada

November 26, 2019

On October 30, 2019, the new Canadian Patent Rules came into force.  The new Patent Rules include a number of significant changes.  One such change relates to the possibility of late national phase entry for PCT applications.  Canada requires national phase entry from PCT applications…

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Using the Patent Cooperation Treaty in your Patent Filing Strategy

May 08, 2018

Does filing a Patent Co-operation Treaty (PCT) application lead to an “international patent”? The short answer is no. But with some strategic consideration, a patentee can secure patent rights for protecting the worldwide realities of their business. The PCT is a multi-lateral treaty allowing…

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