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Biosimilar battlegrounds - what is new in biosimilars and where?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada, European Union, USA
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  • February 17 2012

Biosimilars are second entry biologic drugs

The Myriad decision: what is the impact?

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Canadian patent term extension is coming

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • -
  • Canada, European Union
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  • 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
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  • Canada, Global
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  • 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

Federal Court invalidates Sanofi’s Plavix patent for alleged insufficiency and obviousness

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 12 2012

On December 6, 2011, the Federal Court of Canada issued its decision in the well-known dispute between Apotex Inc. and Sanofi-Aventis over the anticoagulant drug, clopidogrel bisulfate, sold in Canada under the brand name Plavix

Summary judgment for impeachment action of Viagra patent upheld by FCA

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Subsequent entry biologics in Canada: competition vs. exclusivities

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 13 2012

Canada has approved the subsequent entry biologic (SEB), Omnitrope (somatropin), following in the footsteps of the U.S. and European approvals

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

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

Scorned drug makes unexpected comeback that is “innovative” enough to qualify for Canadian data exclusivity

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 7 2012

Innovative drugs are eligible for eight years of data protection (data exclusivity) in Canada

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

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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