Patent Law for Non-IP Lawyers: What to Do When Your Client Says “Eureka”


This paper provides an introduction to patent law. It reviews what a patent is and the requirements for patent protection: novelty, utility, and inventiveness. It also discusses how to apply for a patent and how to protect patent rights.

This paper is part of a collection presented at LESA’s Intellectual Property Law for Non-IP Lawyers program in Edmonton on February 5, 2019 and in Calgary on February 12, 2019.

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