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The U.S. Federal Court of Appeals agrees that prenatal diagnostic methods are not patent eligible
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2015

The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued its decision in Ariosa Diagnostics Inc. et al. V. Sequenom Inc. (PDF), case number


Settling up: the need for specificity in employee releases
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 25 2015

An employer would be forgiven for thinking that a release of liability related to employment would protect them from all future claims by that


Lower threshold for mental distress damages where cause allegation unsuccessful?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 23 2015

A recent decision of the British Columbia Supreme Court considered a claim for damages for mental distress in the context of a termination for cause


Federal Court of Appeal clarifies test for veterans’ entitlement to disability pension benefit
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 17 2015

In the recent decision Anne Cole v Attorney General of Canada (2015 FCA 119, Ryer J.A., concurring reasons by Gauthier J.A.), the Federal Court of


B.C. Court of Appeal decision prohibits Google from delivering offending search results
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 15 2015

On June 11, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal released its highly anticipated decision in Equustek Solutions Inc. v. Google Inc., 2015 BCCA 265. This


High Court declares the National Environmental Laws Amendments Act 25 of 2014 (“NEMLAA”) unconstitutional
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

Mining and Environmental Legislation has recently been thrown back into a state of confusion following the judgement of Aquarius Platinum (SA) (Pty


B.C. Court of Appeal upholds refusal of consumer class action the word “fee” is not deceptive
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 11 2015

On June 9, 2015, the B.C. Court of Appeal upheld a lower court's decision to refuse certification of a proposed consumer class action against


New Canadian Competition Prosecution Service?
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 10 2015

On May 26, 2015 NDP MP Annick Papillon introduced Bill C-681: An Act to Amend the Competition Act (Competition Prosecution Service). The timing of


Use of trademarks as metadata & hashtags in Canada
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 8 2015

Just as social media platforms may vie for omnipresence in our lives, digital and otherwise, businesses may vie for market share on these social


Copyright Board issues landmark decision in government copying proceeding
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • June 4 2015

On May 22, 2015, the Copyright Board finally issued its long-awaited decision in relation to Access Copyright's proposed Provincial and Territorial