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Further COVID-19 Extensions Announced by CIPO

The CIPO has recently announced a seventh COVID-19 extension for any deadlines fixed under the Patent Act, the Trademarks Act and Industrial Design Act in the period of time beginning on July 6, 2020 and ending on July 17, 2020 (inclusive). This extension of time is granted in addition to the previous extensions granted for deadlines which fall between March 16, 2020 and July 3, 2020. All deadlines falling between March 16, 2020 and July 17, 2020 (inclusive) are now effectively extended until July 20, 2020. For more information on further COVID-19 extensions which may become available, visit here.

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