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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


Canadian patent law: 2016 year in review
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • January 4 2017

A wide variety of patent law issues were litigated and decided upon in 2016. For instance, the Supreme Court considered the law of utility, the


Federal Court of Appeal grants minister of health the right to be wrong
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

In an October 12 2016 decision (Teva Canada Limited v Pfizer Canada Inc, 2016 FCA 248) the Federal Court of Appeal upheld two decisions of the


Monetary consequences for falsely alleging patent infringement
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 21 2016

The Federal Court released a decision on Nov. 17, 2016 regarding two patent actions that were heard together.1 The actions were between Advantage