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Melanie Szweras and Anastassia Trifonova coauthored the chapter “Canada: Patent Laws and Regulations” published by The International Comparative Legal Guides (ICLG)

September 20, 2021

In Canada, an action for patent infringement can be brought in either the Federal Court or the provincial superior courts. The Federal Court has jurisdiction in all provinces and territories and allows claimants to seek remedies throughout Canada.

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This article first appeared on ICLG, part of Global Legal Group, in September 2021. For further information, please go to


Melanie Szweras Melanie Szweras
B.Sc., Ph.D. (Genetics), LL.B.
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