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Intellectual property weekly abstracts bulletin week of August 11
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • August 14 2014

In the Federal Court’s earlier decision (summary here), the parties were instructed to attempt to reach an agreement on the quantity of damages and


Charitable gift donation credit to a non-qualified donee is not a Charter Right
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 10 2013

Have you ever wondered whether claiming a tax deduction for a charitable gift to a non-qualified donee is a Charter Right? The Tax Court of Canada


NFP Q&A: clarifying arbitration vs. mediation vs. litigation
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 28 2014

Arbitration is a method of finally determining a dispute. The end result is an award which is similar to a Court Order in that it is final and


Appeals dismissed from quantification of s. 8 damages
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2014

As discussed above, in May 2012, the Federal Court quantified damages owed to Apotex and Teva pursuant to s. 8 of the NOC Regulations. (Teva decision


Appeal of the re-examination board’s decision dismissed: three claims rejected
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 4 2014

This was an appeal of a decision of a Re-Examination Board cancelling three claims of Newco Tank Corp.’s (“Newco”) Canadian Patent No. 2,421,384 (the


Insider trading better safe than sorry
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 7 2013

A series of recent Alberta Securities Commission decisions recently underscored the inherent dangers of buying or selling securities of companies in


Product specificity requirement trumps patent construction for listing
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

Lilly sought to list Canadian Patent No. 2,379,329 on the patent register for their product TRIFEXIS. The Minister refused, stating that the patent


Oral assignment and no proof of joint authorship fatal to copyright claim
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

The applicants to this proceeding claimed that use and reproduction of a scaffolding training manual was infringing their copyright in the work. The


New ruling on limitation period in secondary market misrepresentation actions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 7 2014

The Ontario Court of Appeal found that a class action for misrepresentation in secondary market disclosure under s. 138.3 of the Securities Act is


Statutory and punitive damages awarded for copyright infringement in a case of “outrageous and highly reprehensible” conduct
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 5 2014

This was an application for an assessment of damages pursuant to the Nova Scotia Civil Procedure Rules. The litigation between these parties arose