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"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


Challenge to patentee’s right to elect between damages and accounting of profits rejected
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • November 10 2016

Which party has the right to choose the patentee’s remedy after a successful action for patent infringement? In Canada, it has long been the case that


Patents in Canada: Lexology Navigator Q&A
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada, Global
  • November 1 2016

A structured guide to patents law and practice in Canada


Applications for leave to appeal dismissed - 27 October 2016
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 27 2016

The respondent Mr. Li established the companies in question in 2007 with Ming Li. He owned 58 of the capital stock and Ming Li owned 42. On March


Federal Court of Appeal grants minister of health the right to be wrong
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • October 24 2016

In a decision dated October 12, 2016, the Federal Court of Appeal upheld two decisions of the minister of health (the “minister”) to issue Notice of


Patent survives anticipation attack based on use in Phase III clinical trial
  • Gowling WLG
  • Canada
  • September 22 2016

On September 7, 2016, the Federal Court found that Apotex and Cobalt infringed three claims of Bayer’s Canadian Letters Patent No. 2,382,426.1 The