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The Supreme Court refuses to grant leave to hear “promise of the patent” appeals

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 27 2015

On April 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to hear an appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Apotex Inc v Pfizer Canada

CIPO updates guidance on medical use claims

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 23 2015

On March 18, 2015 the Canadian Intellectual Property Office issued a practice notice containing revised examination practice guidelines pertaining to

Expert opinion as to what “one would expect” is speculation, not evidence

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 4 2015

In the latest of a trilogy of cases under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations relating to the drug tadalafil (CIALIS), Justice

What to expect when you are expecting to launch a drug in Canada regulatory overview

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2015

This article provides a brief overview of key regulatory issues to be aware of when marketing a drug in Canada. Price Regulation and Reimbursement

Federal court overturns Commissioner of Patents: claims with fixed dosages and dosing schedules held not to be methods of medical treatment

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 16 2015

In AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd v Canada (Attorney General) "AbbVie" the Federal Court allowed AbbVie's appeal of a decision by the Commissioner of

Sanofi-Aventis, et al. V. Apotex Inc., et al.

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • November 10 2014

On October 30, the Supreme Court of Canada granted leave to appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision in Apotex Inc. v. Sanofi-Aventis

“Gene Patent” controversy comes to Canada

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 4 2014

Patents related to isolated DNA corresponding to a gene, as well as methods claiming the diagnostic use of such DNA sequences are often referred to

USPTO issues new subject matter guidance post-Myriad and Prometheus

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a new guidance document for Examiners on March 4, 2014, effective immediately

Biosimilar monoclonal antibodies emerge from the pipeline on both sides of the Atlantic

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
  • -
  • March 7 2014

The European Medicines Agency ("EMEA") made its biosimilar monoclonal antibody guidelines effective in December 20121. Less than a year later, in

The Supreme Court of Canada grants leave to appeal in the Plavix case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 30 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada announced today that it has granted leave to appeal to Apotex Inc. from the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) in the patent