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Will Microsoft vs. i4i Patent Case Influence Canadian Law?

Professor Norman Siebrasse on why it won’t: the statute is different, the precedent is different, and the U.S. Supreme Court expressly did not consider policy arguments.

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  1. Let’s hope. Software patents are nothing more than an innovation inhibitor.

  2. Canada doesn’t currently recognize software patents. I do expect the feds to change that now that Steve has his magic majority wand to wave. It will cost us a boat load of jobs, but any thing to be more like Americans and less like those awful Canadians.