Manual of Patent Office practice: Iu71-4/9-2017-2E-PDF

“Welcome to the Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP), a guide for patent examiners, applicants, agents and the public to the operational procedures and examination practices of the Canadian Patent Office. Practices expressed in the MOPOP arise from the Office’s interpretation of the Patent Act, Patent Rules and jurisprudence as of the date each chapter came into effect. This manual is solely a guide and should not be considered to be a binding legal authority. In the event of any inconsistency between this guide and the applicable legislation, this legislation must be followed. The manual will be updated periodically to reflect changes to the statutory, regulatory and jurisprudential framework governing patents in Canada"--Foreward, p. [3] of cov.

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Department/Agency Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Patent Office.
Title Manual of Patent Office practice
Publication Type Monograph
Language [English]
Other Language Editions [French]
Format Electronic
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Note Issued also in French under title: Recueil des pratiques du Bureau des brevets. Cover title.
Date 2017.
Number of Pages 438 p. in various pagings
ISBN 978-0-660-08042-0
Catalogue Number
  • Iu71-4/9-2017-2E-PDF
Edition 1998 edition, last update: April 2017.
Subject Terms Patents, Handbooks