It came with a CD with TIF files which were converted to PDF files. They are also being sent through OCR (Optical Character Recognition) software to make HTML or other plaintext versions available.
A specific note was attached:
Enclodes is a CD containing the records and a "Requester Report" which identifies the results of our review. An examination of the records has revealed that they contain some information which is exempt from disclosure under section 19(1) of the Act. A copy of that section is attached for your convenience.The Access to Information Act, Article 19, was quoted.
See also: BLOG entry with request, announcement of reply, A Review of Software Patent Issues (2003) and Digital-copyright.ca's BLOG on Information/mental process patents.
The HTML and OASIS OpenDocument format files were created using OCR software.
|A0026639||TIF PDF||Request form (1 page)|
|A0026640||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||January 21, 2002 Draft Guidelines (18 pages)|
|A0026641||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||March 4, 2004 letter from IPIC (12 pages)|
|A0026642||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||2003/06/17 Draft Chapter 16 - Utility and Non-Statutory Subject Matter (7 pages)|
|A0026643||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||2003/06/17 DRAFT chapter 26 - Computer Implemented Inventions and Business Methods (16 pages)|
|A0026644||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||August 14, 2003 letter from IPIC (9 pages)|
|A0026645||TIF PDF HTML||March 18, 2004 DRAFT Business and Computer related claims (52 pages)|
|A0026646||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||2004/4/16 Basic principles relevant to computer related or business method inventions (5 pages)|
|A0026647||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||Comments written onto printout of Chapter 16 - Computer-implimented inventions from October 8. 2004 (21 pages)|
|A0026648||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||October 8. 2004 DRAFT of Chapter 12 - Utility and subject matter (10 pages)|
|A0026649||TIF PDF||October 8, 2004 - French version of Chapter 12 (10 pages)|
|A0026650||TIF PDF||November 14, 2004 -- letter from Smart & Biggar - Intellectual Property & Technology Law (8 pages)|
|A0026651||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||October 8, 2004 - French version of chapter 16 (24 pages)|
|A0026652||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||November 19, 2004 - letter from IPIC (18 pages)|
|A0026653||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||Letter from Peter K Wang from IBM Canada (12 pages)|
|A0026654||TIF PDF||November 30, 2004 - Chapter 12 (13 pages)|
|A0026655||TIF PDF||December 12, 2004 - Chapter 12 (17 pages)|
|A0026656||TIF PDF||December 2, 2004 - Chapter 12 - Utility and Subject matter (15 pages)|
|A0026657||TIF PDF||December 12, 2004 - Chapter 16 - Computer implemented Inventions (20 pages)|
|A0026658||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||December 12, 2004 - Chapter 16 (19 pages)|
|A0026659||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||December 12, 2004 - Chapter 12 - Utility and subject matter (16 pages)|
|A0026660||TIF PDF HTML OpenDocument||Email messages between various parties and CIPO (51 pages)|