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Mayo on the side? The Canadian Patent Office issues new examination guidelines for medical diagnostic methods
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 17 2015

On June 29, 2015, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) issued a long-awaited Practice Notice PN 2015-02("Notice") on the subject of


Court of Appeal gives guidance on sound prediction issues
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 15 2015

The Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) upheld a recent infringement decision finding a patent to be invalid due to inutility (decision here; summary here


Damages portion of trial determined
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 20 2015

This decision relates to the remedy portion of an infringement action in which the Plaintiffs were successful. That decision was upheld on appeal


Astrazeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2015 FC 671
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2015

The parties moved under Rule 397 to modify the terms of the judgment in the proceeding, previously reported as 2015 FC 322 and summarized in our


Patent to an “expandable and contractible hose” found to be obvious
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 16 2014

One of the plaintiffs in this patent infringement suit is the inventor of Canadian Patent No. 2,779,882, a patent that claims a compact garden hose


Court grants judicial review of minister of health’s decision
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 16 2014

Apotex brought this application for judicial review of a decision of the Therapeutic Products Directorate (TPD) refusing to review Apotex’


Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. v. Teva Canada Limited, 2015 FC 770
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • July 7 2015

Novartis has obtained an order prohibiting the Minister from providing an NOC to Teva for EXJADE. At the hearing, the issues were narrowed by Teva


Bill C-43 signals forthcoming changes to the Canadian Patent Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 5 2015

On December 16, 2014, Bill C-43 received Royal Assent. The legislation includes amendments to the Canadian Patent Act that will eventually usher in


Minister’s decision to grant NOA to generic company set aside, as the generic did not comply with the NOC regulations
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 19 2015

In this proceeding, Pfizer sought to judicially review the Minister of Health’s decision to grant Teva a NOC for exemestane. A company called GMP


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