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What are the benefits of having a patent in Canada?

What rights does the patent owner gain regarding the invention that's been patented?

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Dominic Alfred

IP and Technology Lawyer, Alfred Law

Rights derived from an issued Canadian patent can be enforced through the Federal Court of Canada or Canadian provincial courts.

A Canadian patent is a monopoly granted by the Canadian government that affords the patent holder an exclusive right to manufacture, sell or use an invention throughout the country for a period of 20 years from the date of the application. A patent owner or licensee may bring a court action against someone who infringes the claims of the patent.

Answered: 7 months ago