Probable Utility

December 1, 2014

In the December 2014 issue of The Canadian Intellectual Property Review (CIPR), Robert H.C. MacFarlane discusses the legal requirements for making a sound prediction of utility and for disclosing an invention based on such a prediction.

This article first appeared in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review published by Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. For further information, please visit http://www.ipic.ca/english/the-profession/resources/canadian-ip-review.html.

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Robert MacFarlane Robert MacFarlane
B.Eng. (Mech. Eng.), LL.B.
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