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Eli Lilly Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc (2010 FCA 240)
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


Novopharm Limited v. Eli Lilly and Company (2010 FC 915)
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2010

An impeachment action was brought by Novopharm in respect of a patent for STRATTERA alleging obviousness, anticipation, utility and improper selection


Apotex loses the war in Canada and the battle in England: UK courts rely on Canadian decision to find Apotex acting unlawfully in cCnada has consequences in eErope
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • October 13 2011

Servier developed perindopril erbumine (“perindopril”) which is a successful long lasting ACE inhibitor sold under the trade-mark COVERSYL


Pfizer v Ratiopharm, appeal of decision on invalidity, Amlodipine Besylate, July 29, 2010
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 26 2010

In the Federal Court, Pfizer's patent for amlodipine besylate was held invalid on numerous grounds, including obviousness


An equity partner in a law firm is also an employee for the purposes of employment legislation
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 31 2011

The British Columbia Supreme Court upheld a Human Rights Tribunal decision that decided that an equity partner in a law firm was also an employee for the purposes of employment legislation


Counterfeiters face stiff penalties in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • February 10 2014

The Office of the United States Trade Representative ("USTR") publishes a report every few years called the Special 301 Report. In the report, the


Cojocaru v. British Columbia Women’s Hospital: Trial judges must show independent thought or risk being over turned
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • 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


Apotex Inc. v. Shire Canada Inc. (2010 FC 1001)
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • October 27 2010

Shire appealed the Order of Prothonotary Tabib denying it permission to amend, in part, its Statement of Defence


Impacts of the Amazon.com decisions on medical use claims in Canada
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • July 13 2012

Methods of medical treatment and surgery are not statutory subject matter in Canada


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

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