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Eli Lilly Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc (2010 FCA 240)
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 27 2010

This was an appeal of the decision of Madame Justice Gauthier (in the Federal Court) who had found that although Lilly met its burden to prove that Apotex infringed eight Lilly process patents related to the manufacture of the antibiotic cefaclor for material imported before June 3, 1998, Lilly failed to do so for the cefaclor imported into Canada after June 3, 1998


Eli Lilly Canada inc. v. Apotex Inc. (2010 FC 952)
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 27 2010

Apotex brought a motion to set aside an Order from 2007 granting Eli Lilly’s applications for a prohibition Order in PMNOC proceedings


Epicept Corporation v. Canada (Health) (2010 FC 956)
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 27 2010

The Minister of Health refused to grant data exclusivity to data from Epicept’s phase I and phase II clinical trials because CEPLENE is not an “innovative drug”


Sanofi v ratiopharm, PMNOC Regulations decision irbesartan, March 5, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 21 2010

Sanofi sought an order prohibiting the granting of a NOC to ratiopharm


Cojocaru v. British Columbia Women’s Hospital: Trial judges must show independent thought or risk being over turned
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • June 8 2011

The British Columbia Court of Appeal rejected a trial decision because the decision below did not appear to be the result of independent and impartial analysis: In Cojocaru (Guardian Ad Litem) v. British Columbia Women’s Hospital and Health Center (2011 BCCA 192), a majority of the British Columbia Court of Appeal ordered a new trial where the judgment of the trial judge consisted of an excessive verbatim re-counting of the successful party’s written submissions


Novopharm v Pfizer, motion for interim relief pending appeal, pregabalin, October 5, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 24 2010

See the earlier decisions in this case in the May 2010 and July 2010 editions of this newsletter


Merck v Apotex, PMNOC proceedings, dorzolamide and timolol, October 22, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 24 2010

Merck’s patent in this case (the ‘965 patent) covered the co-administration and co-formulation of dorzolamide and timolol (which was sold as COSOPT


Hospira v Eli Lilly, appeal of order for further and better production of documents, gemcitabine, October 26, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 24 2010

Eli Lilly alleged that gemcitabine made in China and imported into Canada by Hospira infringes Eli Lilly's patent for an intermediate process step in the manufacture of gemcitabine


Merck v Apotex, PMNOC proceedings, dorzolamide, October 22, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 24 2010

This proceeding for an order of prohibition was a companion case to the case described below


Apotex v. Pfizer, motion to strike part of a defence pertaining to res judicata, sildenafil citrate, June 11, 2010
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • July 16 2010

Apotex applied to impeach Pfizer's patent for Viagra and Pfizer defended alleging, in part, res judicata