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Claims under the statutes of monopolies and the "basket clause" struck in section 8 proceeding
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 30 2016

This was a motion to strike portions of the Plaintiff's statement of claim or, alternatively, for particulars in the Ontario Superior Court. In the


Appeal relating to double patenting and sufficiency of tadalafil patent dismissed
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 9 2016

The Federal Court of Appeal considered an appeal from Apotex relating to double patenting and insufficiency of a patent claiming the use of tadalafil


Life Sciences Legal Trends in Canada
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada, European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 6 2016

The doctrine of “sound prediction” was ushered into Canadian law as a means to protect useful inventions. A review of the case law, however, reveals


Complex proceedings may justify an award at the high end of Column IV, but not a further increase
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2016

Hospira brought a motion seeking directions concerning the assessment of its costs in the underlying proceeding. The Court agreed with the parties


Leave to appeal dismissed where, inter alia, "conflicting" decisions regarding the issues in play were not from Ontario
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • November 23 2016

The Ontario Court dismissed Pfizer's motion for leave to appeal from the decision dismissing its motion to strike out various claims, made by Apotex


Formulation patent found not to be infringed as a redacted excipient was not a “pentahydric or hexahydric alcohol”
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 22 2015

Apotex has successfully alleged that Teva’s patent to “Stable Compositions Containing Rasagiline” will not be infringed by Apotex’s use of a


Divisional patent application can be filed by applicant not named in original application
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 15 2010

This case is a judicial review of a decision of the Commissioner of Patents where recognition of a patent application as a divisional application was denied


Formulation patent allegations of non-infringement, obviousness and lack of utility justified
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 2 2015

Servier sought a prohibition order against Apotex in relation to its DIAMICRON MR gliclazide product. The application was dismissed. The patent at


Allegations of obviousness of three patents found justified
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • May 18 2015

In a proceeding pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, the Court was asked to consider three patents. Apotex alleged


Supreme Court dismisses leave application relating to utility and sound prediction
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 29 2015

The Supreme Court has dismissed Apotex’s leave to appeal a PM(NOC) decision (2014 FCA 250) that related to utility and sound prediction. The Supreme