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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

Summary judgment for impeachment action of Viagra patent upheld by FCA

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 24 2014

On January 22, 2014 the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") in Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals v Apotex Inc, dismissed an appeal from the judgment of the

Federal court considers “functionally” - limited claims in a biologic case

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 22 2014

The Federal Court of Canada recently issued a decision in AbbVie Corporation v. Janssen Inc.,2014 FC 55, involving infringement and validity of a

Canadian patent term extension is coming

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
  • -
  • October 18 2013

Canada and Europe announced an agreement in principle on a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) that will potentially increase Canadian

Eli Lilly files notice of arbitration in $500m NAFTA dispute against Canada

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, Global
  • -
  • September 23 2013

In the past 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of Canadian pharmaceutical patents, which have been invalidated by the

The Myriad decision: what is the impact?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 20 2013

As we reported in our previous article, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long awaited decision in the Myriad case on June 13, 2013

Supreme Court amends earlier decision: Viagra patent not void

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 6 2013

In Teva Canada Ltd v Pfizer Canada Inc, the Supreme Court of Canada (the "SCC") held Pfizer's Canadian Patent No. 2,163,446 (the '446 Patent) to be

Supreme Court declines to hear Eli Lilly’s “promise of the patent” appeal

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • May 16 2013

The Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal today from the Federal Court of Appeal ("FCA") decision in Eli Lilly Canada Inc v Novopharm Ltd