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Federal Courts Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7)

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Year of current version:2009
Date of Text (Enacted):1985
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Enforcement of IP and Related Laws
Notes:
This consolidated version of the Federal Courts Act, which was last amended on September 21, 2009 incorporates all the amendments up to 2009.

The notification by Canada to WTO under Article 63.2 of TRIPS states:
'Federal Courts Act 'gives the Trial Division exclusive original jurisdiction in cases of conflicting applications for any patent, or for the registration of any copyright, trademark, industrial design or topography; and cases in which it is sought to impeach or annul a patent or expunge, vary or rectify an entry in a register of copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs or topographies.'

Source: http://laws.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/F-7/
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English

Federal Courts Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7) Federal Courts Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7), Complete document (pdf) [142 KB] Federal Courts Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. F-7), Complete document (htm) [270 KB] (Version with Automatic Translation Tool)

French

Loi sur les Cours fédérales (L.R., 1985, ch. F-7) Loi sur les Cours fédérales (L.R., 1985, ch. F-7), Complete document (pdf) [141 KB]

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