MOPOP Revision History
The Manual of Patent Office Practice (MOPOP) is maintained to ensure that it reflects the latest developments in the Canadian patent laws and practices.
- Chapters 11, 12, 16 and 17.
|April 2018 update to 1998 edition||
Changes to chapters 1-3, 13, 17 and 23 to improve clarity and to include additional information relating to: the recent Patent Notice on Correspondence Procedures, the Patent Examination Interview Service, the presentation of sequence listings, and examination of multiple co-pending applications for reissue for the same patent.
|November 2017 update to 1998 edition||
New chapter 12 and new sections in chapter 17 concerning medical diagnostic methods and kits and packages
|September 2017 update to 1998 edition||
Removal of all references to "representative" to reflect a recent change to the Patent Act in which section 29 was repealed. Affects several sections in various chapters.
|April 2017 update to 1998 edition||
Changes to a few office procedures as well as changes to formatting in several sections of various chapters
|January 2017 update to 1998 edition||
Changes to sections 17.07 and 17.08 to reflect antibody practice
|June 2016 update to 1998 edition||
Changes to formatting and terminology as well as changes to improve clarity in several sections of several chapters
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