The Honourable Glennys L. McVeigh was appointed today to the Federal Court. She was a senior counsel with the Public Prosecution Service of Canada in Saskatoon. Judicial appointments were also made today in Ontario and Quebec.
Today’s litigation started against York University listed below is apparently one part of three measures started today by Access Copyright: a) the litigation in the Federal Court challenging York University’s fair dealing guidelines; b) an application with the Copyright Board for an interim elementary and secondary school education tariff; and c) a proposed post‐secondary tariff also filed with the Copyright Board for 2014-2017.
Earlier this year, the Honourable J. Douglas Cunningham, Q.C., was named the special advisor on Federal Court Prothonotaries’ Compensation to complete a report by the end of May 2013. He is inviting comments from the public until April 19, 2013 and public hearings are scheduled for May 1 and 2, 2013.
India’s highest court has ruled that the beta crystalline form of Imatinib Mesylate (Gleevec/Glivec) is not inventive because of features found in the known alpha crystalline form. The judgment includes a discussion of changes to patent legislation, the Indian pharmaceutical industry and compliance with TRIPs.