Filing Patents In Canada: A Tactical Advantage

Law360 (January 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- While the knee-jerk reaction of most companies – whether they’re based in the U.S. or not – is to seek and file for patent protection in the U.S., there is value in looking a little further to the north.

Canada is a patent jurisdiction that has many valuable elements in common with the U.S., but provides a significant number of advantages for patent prosecution.

As a result, not only should technology owners consider filing for patent protection in Canada, but there may be strategic and financial...
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