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Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Canadian Patent Update: Bill C-59
On June 23rd, Bill-C59, implementing the provisions noted in the
Economic Action Plan 2015 such as privilege for patent agents and
trademark agents, was granted royal assent. This privilege protects
confidential communications between clients and their IP advisers from
forced disclosure during litigation. The privilege provisions (sections
54 & 66) of Bill-C59 will come into effect on June 23, 2016.