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Biosimilar Approvals in the US and Canada - Sidestepping the 'Patent Dance'
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • January 12 2016

A passing moment of social awkwardness between a couple on a dance floor is nothing compared to the situation when the sidestepping is between two


Biosimilar Approvals in the US and Canada - the ‘Patent Dance’
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, USA
  • December 30 2015

The US and Canada each provide an abbreviated pathway (or shortcut) for a biosimilar manufacturer to get a product approved. The shortcut allows for a


Proactive pharma patent enforcement on Canadian drug combos
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 14 2015

The Canadian Patented Medicine (Notice of Compliance) Regulations ("NOC Regulations") allow a patent owner to apply to Federal Court to keep a


The Myriad decision: what is the impact?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2013

As we reported in our previous article, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its long awaited decision in the Myriad case on June 13, 2013


Billion dollar drug litigation opens a front in Canada
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • June 6 2012

Amgen recently started litigation against Teva over the biologic drug filgrastim (Court File No. T-989-12


Biosimilar battlegrounds - what is new in biosimilars and where?
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, European Union, USA
  • February 17 2012

Biosimilars are second entry biologic drugs


The Supreme Court refuses to grant leave to hear “promise of the patent” appeals
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • April 27 2015

On April 23, 2015, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to hear an appeal from the Federal Court of Appeal decision in Apotex Inc v Pfizer Canada


Canadian Appeal Court itching to consider patented medical treatments
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • May 25 2015

The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal has recently indicated its interest in revisiting patentability of methods of medical treatment in future in a


USPTO issues new subject matter guidance post-Myriad and Prometheus
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 7 2014

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued a new guidance document for Examiners on March 4, 2014, effective immediately


Gilead leave to appeal to Supreme Court of Canada dismissed re: FCA decision not to list patent on register due to lack of product specificity under PM(NOC) regulations
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada
  • March 21 2013

In Gilead Sciences Canada Inc. v. Canada (Minister of Health), 2012 FCA 254, the Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) dismissed Gilead's appeal of the