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That's a wrap: Springboard profits, full cost accounting, and more from the Federal Court in Dow v. Nova
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 11 2017

In a recent decision (Dow Chemical Co. v. Nova Chemicals Corp, 2017 FC 350) the Federal Court has addressed an assortment of issues that can arise


What the Supreme Court of Canada was not told about patent utility
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • May 11 2017

On November 8, 2016 the Supreme Court of Canada (“SCC”) heard an appeal by Astrazeneca regarding the validity of a patent covering its NEXIUM product


Supreme Court Of Canada Bulletin 28 April 2017
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 27 2017

The father and mother were married in Canada in 2000. The following year, they moved to Germany where they obtained permission to live and work there


Supreme Court of Canada Bulletin - April 20, 2017
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 20 2017

On May 12, 1969, the applicant Churchill Falls (Labrador) Corporation Limited and the respondent HydroQuébec entered into a contract pursuant to


The basics of patent law - assignment and licensing
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • April 19 2017

Any patent, patent application or any right in a patent or patent application may be assigned (Patents Act 1977 (also referred to as "PA") s.30(2


Evidence for establishing sound prediction and the use of trial and error experimentation to establish an enabling disclosure
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

The Federal Court of Appeal’s (FCA) recent decision in Teva v. Leo Pharma addresses important issues related to the doctrines of sound prediction


Evidence for establishing sound prediction and the use of trial and error experimentation to establish an enabling disclosure
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • March 30 2017

The Federal Court of Appeal’s (FCA) recent decision in Teva v. Leo Pharma addresses important issues related to the doctrines of sound prediction


Patent law: 2016 year in review
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • February 15 2017

This article summarises noteworthy Canadian patent law decisions and developments from 2016. A wide variety of patent law issues were litigated and


"High stakes" patent action turned "damp squib"
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 23 2017

In Mediatube Corp. v. Bell Canada, 2017 FC 6, the Federal Court of Canada has rendered a patent infringement trial decision in a case involving an


Challenge to patentee’s right to elect between damages and accounting of profits rejected
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 11 2017

In Canada, it has long been the case that a successful patentee may elect between the statutory remedy of damages and, subject to the court’s