There is no IPPractice daily email for November 25 because the Federal Court websites are down for scheduled maintenance. Continue reading No Email
Monthly Archives: November 2016
Promise at the SCC
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court of Canada will hear oral arguments in AstraZeneca Canada Inc., et al. v. Apotex Inc., et al. (Esomeprazole) relating to the ‘promise doctrine’ of patent utility.
Bill C-30 has been introduced to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with Europe. The Bill includes amendments to the Patent Act, regarding supplementary protection for pharmaceutical products and altering the PM(NOC) procedure, and to the Trade-mark Act regarding geographic indicators with grounds of opposition and certain exceptions for prior use, acquired rights and generic terms. Amendments are also proposed to a number of other acts. Continue reading CETA Implementation
As of today, I am now a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP to continue my intellectual property practice as part of Dimock Stratton’s combination with DLA Piper. Update your contact lists!