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Federal Court of Canada provides narrow interpretation of the scope of Patent Agent Privilege

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One does not need to be a legal scholar to know that confidential communications between lawyers and their clients for the purpose of seeking and giving legal advice are generally privileged.  The so-called “solicitor-client” privilege is a cornerstone of law and allows clients and their lawyers to freely discuss legal issues without unintended disclosures.  Thus, apart from certain exceptions, Canadian courts will not compel production … Continue reading Federal Court of Canada provides narrow interpretation of the scope of Patent Agent Privilege »

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