Amendments to The Canadian Patent Rules: Key Changes & Their Impact on the Patent Practice in Canada

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Amendments to The Canadian Patent Rules: Key Changes & Their Impact on the Patent Practice in Canada
Start date Friday, January 10, 2020 12:30 PM
End date Friday, January 10, 2020 01:30 PM
CPD Points 1.0
Price Non Member £73.20 (Includes £12.20 VAT)
Member £49.20 (Includes £8.20 VAT)

Synopsis

Canada has revised its patent regime to implement the Patent Law Treaty.  The new Patent Rules along with corresponding amendments to the Patent Act came into force on October 30, 2019. 

  • We will discuss most noteworthy changes that require significant practice adjustments and preparation by both the applicants and the agents 
  • We will also discuss changes in to the Industrial Design Rules and their impact

 Presenter: Dr Poonam Tauh

Dr. Poonam Tauh is a senior patent agent at MBM Intellectual Property Law. Her practice focuses on helping clients with drafting and prosecution of patents in Canada and around the world, in the fields of oil & gas, pharmaceutical, chemical, petrochemical, biotechnology, polymers, medical devices, industrial/mechanical devices and systems. Poonam also has extensive experience in filing and prosecuting industrial design applications and applications relating to plant breeders' rights.

Poonam has developed and managed large and small, domestic and foreign patent portfolios, and coordinated  worldwide management and strategic positioning. She is also involved in the preparation of legal opinions relating to validity, infringement, patentability and freedom-to-operate.