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Patents
1.
Legal framework
1.1
What are the sources of patent law in your jurisdiction?
 
Canada
Patent law in Canada is governed by a federal statute, the Patent Act.

For more information about this answer please contact: Anthony Prenol from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
1.2
Who can register a patent?
 
Canada
A patent application can be filed by the inventor or the inventor’s legal representatives. An inventor’s legal representatives include such individuals and entities as the inventor’s heirs, executors, assignees and all other persons claiming through an applicant for a patent.

For more information about this answer please contact: Anthony Prenol from Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP