Bill C-47, entitled “An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 28, 2023,” had its first reading in the House of Commons on April 20, 2023. This omnibus bill includes proposed amendments to the Patent Act required for Canada to comply with its international obligations concerning patent term adjustment.
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Patent term adjustment provisions of Bill C-47
- Calculation of the adjusted term
- Application procedure
- Maintenance fees
- Reconsideration of duration of additional term and powers of the Federal Court
- Concurrent term of PTA and certificates of supplementary protection
- Do the CSP provisions of Bill C 47 comply with CETA?
Outlook of proposed amendments to the Patent Act. Read more