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August 2020 | Biotechnology, Intellectual Property & Innovation
Patenting Diagnostic Methods – Part 2 Written By: Dr. Angela Keuling, Patent Agent In Part 1 of this article, we looked at the Canadian approach to determining patent eligibility of diagnostic methods. In Part 2, we’ll consider the approach in the United States. U.S. Approach to Patent Eligibility In 2012, the patent eligibility of diagnostic […]
July 2020 | Biotechnology, Intellectual Property & Innovation
Patenting Diagnostic Methods – Part 1 Written By: Dr. Angela Keuling, Patent Agent The COVID-19 pandemic has illustrated the importance of fast and accurate diagnostic testing. It is clear that novel diagnostic methods have the potential to provide significant economic and social value. Often, new diagnostic methods are based not on novel equipment or reagents […]
July 2020 | Intellectual Property & Innovation
Canadian Intellectual Property Office Launches Pilot Program for Acceleration of Patent Applications Relating to COVID-19 Response Written By: Patrick Laycock, Partner The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has provided a new option to expedite the patent application process for technology supporting the response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Specifically, CIPO has launched a pilot project allowing […]
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A Message to our Clients Regarding the COVID-19 Pandemic