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Patent invalid for lack of sound prediction of utility - Eli Lilly v. Novopharm

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 21 2011

This decision is the second by the Trial Judge in this matter

Patent Appeal Board finds no double patenting and that monoclonal antibody claims are sufficient when target polypeptide is described

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 25 2011

The application related to human receptors for the platelet factor 4 superfamily antibodies

Motion to set aside prohibition order because of impeachment action dismissed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 18 2011

In 2006, the Federal Court of Appeal allowed an appeal from a decision of the Federal Court and issued an Order of prohibition (prohibition Order) preventing the Minister of Health from issuing a Notice of Compliance until expiry of the patent

PMPRB requires generic company to report

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 11 2011

The main issue in this proceeding involved the definition of “patentee” as it pertains to the requirement to report to the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board (PMPRB). ratiopharm does not hold any patents

Amendments alleging contributory infringement not allowed

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 4 2012

Nycomed appealed the decision of the Prothonotary, refusing to allow amendments to its Counterclaim that Apotex and Novopharm are liable for contributory infringement, and that they knew or ought to have known that their generic version would be used in an infringing manner

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 17 2013

Although the Court of Appeal had split 2-1, the Supreme Court refused Takeda's application for leave as well as the motion to intervene by Canada's

Impeachment action dismissed as against one patent due to mootness

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2012

After an unsuccessful NOC proceeding, Apotex started an impeachment action, alleging that its Apo-quinapril product will not infringe two patents and also seeking to invalidate the patents

Association not directly affected by listing on register of innovative drugs

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 4 2012

This is an appeal from a decision of the Federal Court, upholding the decision of the Prothonotary striking the Notice of Application on the basis that the Applicant lacked standing

Disgorgement of profits allegation struck when tied to NOC regulations

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 4 2012

This decision relates to two appeals heard together but not consolidated

Other industry news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 3 2011

The Therapeutic Products Directorate Statistical Report 2010 for the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and Data Protection was released July 28, 2011