Patent Act of Canada?

Answer Canada's Patent Act outlines the rules and processes of obtaining a Canadian patent, which grants individuals exclusive rights to develop, manufacture, use or sell an invention of their own devisin... Read More »

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Canada's Patent Law?

Patent laws first started in Canada in 1869 mostly as a reaction to the United States Patent Act of 1790. The Canadian legislature realized the important of following on from the U.S. principle of ... Read More »

How do I Patent a Product in Alberta, Canada?

Many people think of ideas they would like to invent but few people follow through with their ideas. Filing a patent application can be the first step to ensure your invention will be credited to y... Read More »

What is the difference between patent attorneys and patent agents?

Patent attorneys and patent agents both help inventors process patent applications, but only attorneys can represent inventors in litigation or legal transactions.The Role of Patent AttorneysAttorn... Read More »

Do patent agents need to be admitted to the patent bar?

Patent agents must be admitted to the patent bar in order to represent inventors. They are required by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to pass an exam showing they have necessary legal, scient... Read More »