[d@DCC] Anti-creator Greg Aharonian seeks the extreme: software
only under patent, not copyright.
rumplefurskin at yahoo.ca
Tue Dec 14 15:02:42 EST 2004
> Jurisprudence suggests that software patents are
> not legal in Canada,
> but CIPO (Canadian Intellectual Property Office) has
> been granting them
> anyway. This (allegedly? IANAL) illegal practice
> has not been discussed by
> either the courts or parliament, and is just
> implemented in practice by
> the special interest patent office.
Russell, can you point me to authority for either the
jurisprudence you mention here, or the CIPO grants (or
other discussion about them), or both? I would be
greatly interested in anything you could direct me
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