We remember the men and women who served and sacrificed.
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.
We will remember them.
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has just issued more revisions to the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) . The changes relate to Medical diagnostic methods and kits and packages. Our summary of the changes will follow shortly. In the meantime, the changes can be found at: https://lnkd.in/e-qejk8
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has revised the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) to remove all references to "representative". This change reflects a recent change in the Patent Act, to remove the requirement that non-Canadian applicants appoint a representative in Canada. The full details are available here: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/wr04248.html
We will be attending IPIC's 91st Annual Meeting in Niagara Falls from October 11 to 13. Please let us know if you will be there and would like to connect!
We are thrilled to announce that Adrienne Bieber McNeil has been named as a "Rising Star" in the 2017 issue of Expert Guides - Rising Stars. More information can be found here: https://www.expertguides.com/experts/abm-intellectual-property/mcneil-adrienne-bieber/lahqvmfx
Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are the world’s most-innovative countries, according to the 2017 Global Innovation Index. Read more here: http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2017/article_0006.html
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office has released a "Patent Landscape Report" on patenting activity in the shale oil and gas sub-sector of the oil and gas sector. Interestingly (though perhaps not surprisingly), patenting activity in this industry sub-sector increased 188% between 2000 and 2012. The full report can be found here: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/h_wr04093.html
OCE Discovery - Canada's leading innovation-to-commercialization conference - is taking place in Toronto this week. Best of luck to all of the innovators who will be attending!