Date de parutionMars 2024
Nombre de pages820
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Patent Legislation & Commentary, 2024 Edition

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Keeping abreast of the changes
This desktop reference for IP practitioners, agents and clerks brings together the full text of the current and former versions of the Patent Act (pre Oct. 1, 1989 and post Oct. 1, 1989) and Regulations and Rules, the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act and Regulations, plus prescribed forms and related material.

The year in review and the introductory commentary fully update you on legislative, jurisprudential and practice developments.

Features and Benefits

  • Introductory commentary – Gain an overview of both the legislative and operative frameworks for patent practice in Canada
  • Year in review – Discover major recent developments and their implications on patent practice
  • Full text of key legislation and pertinent material – Locate essential patent information and data with no need to search elsewhere

Also Includes

  • International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants
  • Schedule of fees
  • Table of concordance comparing the Patent Act, R.S.C. 1985, c.P-4 to the Patent Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. P-4

New Edition Highlights

  • Discussion of CIPO’s implementation of the “due care” standard, and changes to the Patent Rules to implement excess claims fees and requests for continued examination
  • Discussion of key recent decisions on the issues of:
    • Patentable subject matter
    • Common knowledge and “prior art”
    • Claim construction
    • Privilege for patent agents
    • Anticipation
    • Obviousness
    • The meaning of “skilled person”
    • Overbreadth
    • Insufficiency
    • Infringement
    • Remedies for infringement

Who Uses This Consolidation?

  • Intellectual property lawyers who must have instant access to pertinent legislation and need to stay abreast of the latest developments in patent law and procedure
  • Intellectual property agents/clerks who must have instant access to pertinent legislation and need to stay abreast of the latest developments in patent law and procedure
  • Intellectual property trainees/students who need an overview of patent law and practice
  • Large business corporations and in-house counsel who need to guard their own patents against infringement
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada who must have instant access to key legislation and material in delivering current programs and services


The Honourable Roger T. Hughes, K.C., B.Sc., LL.B., was a Judge of the Federal Court and ex officio member of the Federal Court of Appeal from 2005 until his retirement in September 2016. Justice Hughes was formerly a partner of the law firm Sim, Hughes, Ashton & McKay LLP. He was designated as a Certified Specialist in intellectual property law and civil litigation by the Law Society of Upper Canada, and is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Justice Hughes is an author of several texts in the litigation and intellectual property fields, including: Federal Courts of Canada Service, Second Edition; Canadian Federal Courts Practice; Hughes & Woodley on Patents, Second Edition; Hughes on Trade Marks, Second Edition; Hughes on Copyright and Industrial Design, Second Edition; Patent Legislation & Commentary (annual edition); Trademarks Act & Commentary (annual edition); Copyright Legislation & Commentary (annual edition); Canadian Forms & Precedents – Intellectual Property; and Canadian Forms & Precedents – Licensing. He has also been a contributor to Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Trademarks, Passing Off and Unfair Competition; Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Patents, Trade Secrets and Industrial Designs; and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Copyright. He has published numerous papers and is a frequent speaker on diverse topics, including court practice and procedure and intellectual property. As counsel, Justice Hughes has appeared in all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada in many cases, mostly dealing with intellectual property.

Dino P. Clarizio, B. Eng., LL.B., is a partner at Markwell Clarizio LLP. He is a Registered Patent Agent (Canada and the United States), and a Registered Trademarks Agent (Canada). His law practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, and in particular patent litigation. He has appeared in the Ontario Courts, Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. He sits on several committees with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and is a former member of the Patent Agent Examination Board. Mr. Clarizio is the co-author, with the Hon. Roger Hughes, of Hughes & Woodley on Patents, Second Edition and Halsbury’s Laws of Canada – Patents, Trade Secrets and Industrial Designs. He has also published many articles and co-authored several other chapters in books pertaining to intellectual property, including patents and trade secrets.