Case Comment

Hughes and Woodley on Patents

citation(s): by R.T Hughes Q.C. and John Woodley (1984) Butterworths Canada Ltd.

copyright 1997 Donald M. Cameron, Aird & Berlis




The Decision

At p. 409

"It is my duty to give the language of the claims a purposive construction rather than confine myself to a literal one: see generally Beecham Canada Ltd., et al v. Procter & Gamble Co. (1982), 61 C.P.R. (2d) 1 at pp. 8-11, 40 N.R. 313."


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