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Patent Rules

Version of section 185 from 2019-10-30 to 2022-10-02:

Marginal note:No amendment after rejection

 If a category 2 application is rejected by an examiner under subsection 184(1) of these Rules or subsection 30(3) of the former Rules, the specification and the drawings contained in the application must not be amended after the date prescribed by subsection 184(4) of these Rules, unless

  • (a) a notice is sent to the applicant informing them that the rejection is withdrawn;

  • (b) the amendments are those that are specified in a notice sent under subsection 86(11) of these Rules or subsection 30(6.3) of the former Rules; or

  • (c) the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal or the Federal Court orders the amendments to be made.

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