Canadian Manufacturing

Northstar receives patent approval to fast-track green technology from the CPO

by CM staff   

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Northstar's shingle reprocessing technology has been approved for expedited patent application processing by the Canadian Patent Office because it helps resolve environmental impacts.

VANCOUVER β€” Northstar Clean Technologies Inc., has received a notice of Advanced Examination from the Canadian Patent Office (CPO) dated February 1, 2023.

The notice confirms approval by CPO of Northstar’s request for advance examination of its patent application for the company’s technology for reprocessing asphalt shingles on the grounds that the application relates to green technology that either helps resolve or mitigate environmental impacts or conserves the natural environment or natural resources.

“We are progressing quickly with the development of our intellectual property portfolio. Following the issuance of our first patent by the US Patent & Trademark Office in November 2022, we are excited to receive this news from the Canadian Patent Office,” said
Aidan Mills, President, CEO and Director of Northstar. β€œIt is incredibly gratifying for our team to know that the Canadian Patent Office agrees that our patent application relates to green technology and we can therefore take advantage of the CPO fast-track process. We anticipate receiving an expedited ruling on our patent application and look forward to the next steps in the application process.”



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