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Patent Act

Version of section 78.2 from 2002-12-31 to 2018-12-12:


Marginal note:Patents issued before October 1, 1989

  •  (1) Subject to subsection (3), any matter arising on or after October 1, 1989 in respect of a patent issued before that date shall be dealt with and disposed of in accordance with sections 38.1 and 45 and with the provisions of this Act, other than section 46, as they read immediately before October 1, 1989.

  • Marginal note:Patents issued on or after October 1, 1989 on the basis of previously filed applications

    (2) Subject to subsection (3), any matter arising on or after October 1, 1989 in respect of a patent issued on or after that date on the basis of an application filed before that date shall be dealt with and disposed of in accordance with sections 38.1, 45, 46 and 48.1 to 48.5 and with the provisions of this Act, other than section 46, as they read immediately before October 1, 1989.

  • Marginal note:Application

    (3) The provisions of this Act that apply as provided in subsections (1) and (2) shall be read subject to any amendments to this Act, other than the amendments that came into force on October 1, 1989 or October 1, 1996.

  • 1993, c. 15, s. 55
  • 2001, c. 10, s. 3
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