Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 (S.C. 2018, c. 27)

Assented to 2018-12-13

Marginal note:Section 56 of Patent Act

  •  (1) Section 56 of the Patent Act, as enacted by section 194 of this Act, applies only in respect of an action or proceeding in respect of a patent issued on the basis of an application whose filing date is on or after October 1, 1989 that is commenced on or after October 29, 2018.

  • Marginal note:Section 56 — previous version

    (2) Section 56 of the Patent Act, as it read immediately before the coming into force of section 194 of this Act, applies in respect of any action or proceeding that is in respect of a patent issued on the basis of an application whose filing date is on or after October 1, 1989 and that is commenced before October 29, 2018.

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