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Federal Court grants injunction that allows infringing biologic drug to stay on the market

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 20 2014

Case: AbbVie Corporation, AbbVie Deutschland GMBH & Co. KG and AbbVie Biotechnology Ltd. v. Janssen Inc., 2014 FC 489 Drug: Ustekinumab (STELARA®

Still safe the experimental use exception to anticipation

  • Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2014

Canada's laws provide a one-year grace period for public disclosures by the applicant (or by a person who obtained knowledge of an invention from the

Patent held invalid for not meeting promise of improved therapeutic profile

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2014

Apotex was successful in the previous NOC Proceeding. It came to market with an esomeprazole product. AstraZeneca sued for patent infringement and

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

Intellectual property weekly abstract bulletin

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 2 2013

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) recently upheld the decision of the Trial Judge, holding that one claim of the patent at issue was valid and

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

Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 1 2013

The Court granted a Prohibition Order to AstraZeneca, preventing Ranbaxy from entering the market with a generic version of ompeprazole until the

Generic drug company licensees avoid patented medicines price oversight

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 10 2014

In nearly identical decisions released on May 27, 2014, Sandoz Canada Inc v Canada, 2014 FC 501 (Sandoz) and ratiopharm Inc v Canada, 2014 FC 502

Federal court dismisses notion that patents should be given only one interpretation for all purposes

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • June 19 2014

In a pair of simultaneously released decisions on June 13, 2014, Justice O'Reilly allowed Allergan's applications (the "Applications") prohibiting

Industry news

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
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  • July 10 2014

Health Canada has opened a Consultation regarding Plain Language Labelling. It is open until September 2, 2014. Health Canada has opened a