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does the patent examiner not have discretion over how many office actions or examiner's reports after October 3rd, 2022 in Canada?

So does the patent examiner not have discretion over how many office actions or examiner's reports after October 3rd, 2022 or is this table-misleading? https://mcmillan.ca/insights/forecast-2022-...
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Can I sell in Canada a product patented United States?

Can I sell in Canada a product patented the United States? Can I sell in Canada a product patented in the United States? How can I know the united States Patent has registered an international ...
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Can I get a patent on a product that is already patented in another country by making an significant improvement to the already patented product?

I live in Canada and came up with a product idea for the archery industry and through my research I came across a United States Patent that is very similar to what I had made (prototype).I was also ...
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What is a Formal Patent Search of Classification in Canadian patent law?

I am seeking to start patenting something, and have reached out to an organization that claims to be able to help with the patenting process. They want to do something they call a Formal Patent ...
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Using a US-patented invention in Canada

Are there any limitations or processes for using a patent in Canada that is registered only in the US? Are there any liability issues? Would I be infringing?
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Filing of a PCT without disclosing all previous applications

A competitor of mine has filed a PCT application recently. They operate in Pakistan and Canada. I would like to challenge this PCT application. The timeline is my concern here: 2013-11-04: They ...
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Canadian and intl patent application-in-process beat me to it

I had an idea for an invention. I found nothing similar on uspto.gov. Then I discovered Google Patents. I immediately found that someone from Canada is filing a patent for the same invention on the ...
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Can a system for wirelessly charging a mouse battery be patented?

I'm a Engineering student in Canada. Me and a couple of my friends developed a simple inductive system for wirelessly charging a mouse's battery. The mouse pad has a grid of neodymium magnets built in....
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