Patent Rules

Version of section 167 from 2006-03-22 to 2010-09-30:

  •  (1) This Part applies to applications filed before October 1, 1989 and to patents issued on the basis of such applications.

  • (2) For greater certainty, for the purposes of subsection (1)

    • (a) a divisional application is considered to be filed on the same date as the original application; and

    • (b) a reissued patent is considered to be issued on the basis of the original application.

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