29 Jan 2021

What countries are covered by my patent application?

The person filing a patent application decides on the individual countries in which he/she would like to have the invention protected. BENOÎT & CÔTÉ has associates in every country in the world to file in any country on your behalf. Likewise, we can also discuss preparation and filing of an application under the provisions of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) to preserve your right to file in any of approximately 180 member countries around the world

What is the duration of a patent in Canada?

The term of a patent is 20 years from the filing date of the application, subject to the payment of annual maintenance fees.

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What are the steps involved in obtaining a patent ...

Filing a patentable invention involves many steps: A preliminary patentability search of the prior art; Writing and filing of the ...

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