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Annotated Patent Act (Print + ProView online)
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The Annotated Patent Act, by Bruce Stratton of Dimock Stratton LLP, examines the provisions of the Act in context to explain the history, purpose and importance of each within the broader scheme of the legislation as a whole. The Canadian Patent Act is examined section by section, in order. For each section the following paragraphs are included: 1. The current section is reproduced in full 2. Related Sections and Related Rules are gathered for ease of reference 3. Legislative History of the provision is discussed as it relates to the development of the law of patents as a whole, and upon the specific issues dealt with by the provision 4. Commentary upon the section (and its subsections) in terms of


  • a. The purpose and function of the section within the context of the act as a whole
  • b. Specific issues that are raised in respect of both the obtaining and enforcement
  • of patent rights
  • c. Relevant, specific facts of case law are summarized


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About the Author
Bruce Stratton is a founding partner of Dimock Stratton LLP and has practiced exclusively in the field of intellectual property law since his call to the Ontario Bar in 1987. Bruce has spoken and written for legal publications, on topics such as business method patents, software patents, Supreme Court of Canada intellectual property jurisprudence and intellectual property law litigation in Canada. Bruce is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, iTechLaw, the ACM and the Advocates' Society, and a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Mr. Stratton's extensive trial and appellate experience includes appearing in a leading Supreme Court of Canada patent case (Free World Trust v. Electro Santé Inc.), as well acting as trial counsel in many reported patent cases in the Federal Court.