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Ontario Court of Appeal allows privacy class action to proceed against hospital

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 20 2015

In a significant decision released this week, the Ontario Court of Appeal ruled in Hopkins v. Kay that a private plaintiff may bring a class

Canada

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Developments in Canadian Trademark Law and practice during the past year, including the passage of legislation making sweeping amendments to the

PHIPA does not protect health information custodians from lawsuits

  • Miller Thomson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 18 2015

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has held that a hospital can be sued (in a proposed class action) for a privacy breach. In Hopkins v. Kay, the class

British Columbia Court of Appeal overturns certification of pharmaceutical class action

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • February 20 2015

In a decision released January 22, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal unanimously overturned an order certifying a class proceeding against the

The Supreme Court of Canada decision: physician-assisted death

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 16 2015

In Canada it has historically been a criminal offence to assist another person in ending his or her own life. This includes the inability of a

Canada patented medicines: Federal Court of Appeal confirms mootness of innovator appeals after generic marketing authorization is granted

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

"Asking a court to prohibit a notice of compliance after it has issued is like asking someone to close the barn door after the horses have escaped."

Supreme Court overrules Rodriguez; physician-assisted death legal in Canada

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2015

Physician-assisted death is permissible in Canada, for competent adults who: (1) clearly consent to the termination of life; and (2) have a grievous

Charlton in charge: BC Court of Appeal overturns pharmaceutical class action certification due to plaintiff’s failure to provide workable causation methodology

  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 17 2015

Canadian courts may be taking a firmer stance against certification in pharmaceutical class actions. The recent decision of the British Columbia

The Carter decision what’s next?

  • WeirFoulds LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2015

Our Estate Alert of February 6, 2015 discussed the Supreme Court of Canada "SCC"'s decision of Carter v. Canada (Attorney General)1 that was

Teva v Pfizer, or the “Viagra saga”: if there is no quid proper disclosure there can be no quo exclusive monopoly rights

  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 19 2012

Sildenafil is the active ingredient in Viagra, the blockbuster potency-enhancing drug marketed by Pfizer