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Amendments to the Canadian Patent Act and enactment of the Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations flowing from the Canada-European Union (EU) Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement introduced a new framework in Canada for the issuance of Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs).  

This chart compares compares key aspects of the two regimes, Canada's and the EU's.

This resource was updated in June 2023; the original version was published in April 2018. 

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