Thanks to a reader for pointing out the the Canadian Intellectual Property Office is currently reviewing several chapters from its Manual of Patent Office Practice . Chapters subject to review include those covering software patents and biotechnology, matters of interest to the open source and scientific communities. CIPO provides details on submitting comments here .
CIPO Reviewing Software Patent Practice
February 22, 2007
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Not sure if this is current.
I’m not sure if this is current. This seems to be the same review that was completed a few years ago. I did an Access to Information request on some of the “consultation” they did in the past (pretty much only lawyers from the pro-SWPAT lobby).
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I will check with CIPO to see if there is anything current.