One Step Forward: Canadian Software Patents

By: Liz Gray (IP Lawyer) with research assistance by Greg Parth (Summer Student) Close to two years ago, the Canadian Federal Court ruled in Choueifaty that the “problem-solution approach”, then applied by the Canadian Patent Office (CIPO) to determine whether claims recite patentable subject matter, was incorrect in …

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Brion Raffoul LLP talks AI/ML at World IP Forum

Brion Raffoul will lead a session at this year’s virtual World IP Forum Conference held from April 26th – May 5th. Our managing partner, Natalie Raffoul, will be joined by colleagues: Liz Gray, IP Lawyer, and Dennis Haszko, Senior IP Counsel, for the Prosecuting Software Patents for Artificial …

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Throwback Thursday: Software Patents and Choueifaty v. Canada

Supreme Court of Canada Building

Look for Brion Raffoul’s Throwback Thursday posts, where we revisit posts and cases of interest! Last September, we reported on the Canadian Federal Court case Choueifaty v Canada (2020 FC 837). In that case, the Court rejected the “problem-solution approach” used by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) …

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