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Version of section 124 from 2017-09-21 to 2018-12-12:


Marginal note:Action for infringement

  •  (1) An action for the infringement of a certificate of supplementary protection may be brought in the same manner as an action for the infringement of a patent, and the following provisions apply to the action:

    • (a) sections 54, 57 and 59, with any reference to “patent” to be read as a reference to “certificate of supplementary protection”;

    • (b) subsection 55(1), and subsection 55(3) as it applies to that subsection (1), with any reference to “patent” to be read as a reference to “certificate of supplementary protection”, any reference to “patentee” to be read as a reference to “holder of the certificate of supplementary protection” and any reference to “grant” to be read as a reference to “taking of effect”;

    • (c) section 55.01;

    • (d) section 55.1, with any reference to “patent” to be read as a reference to “certificate of supplementary protection” and any reference to “patented process” to be read as a reference to “process protected by the certificate of supplementary protection”;

    • (e) subsections 55.2(1) and (6), with any reference to “patent” to be read as a reference to “certificate of supplementary protection” and any reference to “patented invention” to be read as a reference to “invention protected by the certificate of supplementary protection”;

    • (f) subsection 56(1), with any reference to “patentee” to be read as a reference to “holder of a certificate of supplementary protection that sets out that patent”;

    • (g) section 58, with the reference to “a patent that contains two or more claims” to be read as a reference to a “two or more claims in a patent that is set out in a certificate of supplementary protection” and with the reference to “the patent as if it” to be read as a reference to “the certificate as if the patent set out in it”.

  • Marginal note:Regulations — subsection 55.2(4)

    (2) The Governor in Council may make regulations respecting the infringement of any certificate of supplementary protection that, directly or indirectly, could result or results from the making, construction, use or sale of a patented invention or invention protected by a certificate of supplementary protection in accordance with subsection 55.2(1), including regulations described in paragraphs 55.2(4)(a) to (k), with

    • (a) any reference in those paragraphs to a “patent” to be read as a reference to a “certificate of supplementary protection”; and

    • (b) the reference in paragraph 55.2(4)(k) to “subsection 60(1)” to be read as a reference to “subsection 125(1)”.

  • Marginal note:Inconsistency or conflict

    (3) In the event of an inconsistency or conflict between regulations made under subsection (2) and any Act of Parliament or regulations made under such an Act, the regulations made under subsection (2) prevail to the extent of the inconsistency or conflict.

  • 2017, c. 6, s. 59
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