Tag: Patents

Clarifying what the TPP IP provisions mean in Canada for the Innovative Life Sciences SectorClarifying what the TPP IP provisions mean in Canada for the Innovative Life Sciences Sector



This is a guest blog post by Declan Hamill, Chief of Staff and Vice President, Legal Affairs, Innovative Medicines Canada. Innovative Medicines Canada is the association of leading innovative pharmaceutical companies dedicated to improving the health of Canadians through the discovery and development of new medicines and vaccines.… ...

Merck awarded blockbuster damages for Apotex’s patent infringementMerck awarded blockbuster damages for Apotex’s patent infringement



In December 2010, the pharmaceutical giant Merck won a major patent case against the generic pharmaceutical maker Apotox. In  Merck & Co v Apotex Inc, 2010 FC 1265, 91 CPR (4th) aff’d 2011 FCA 363, 102 CPR (4th) 321, Justice Snider found Merck’s ‘380 patent for the drug  lovastatin, a ...

Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2010-2011)Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2010-2011)



Here are the slides used in my presentation to the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group earlier today, The Year in Review: Developments in Computer, Internet and E-Commerce Law (2010-2011). It covers significant developements since my talk last spring. The slides include a summary of the following cases and statutory materials: Privacy: Cite Cards Canada Inc.… ...

McCarthy Tétrault Co-Counsel: Technology Law QuarterlyMcCarthy Tétrault Co-Counsel: Technology Law Quarterly



Table of Contents Internet/E-World ………………………………………………………………………. 1 E-COMMERCE …………………………………………………………………………………. 1 BC: Appeal Court Finds No Defamation Liability for Hyperlinking …………………………………..1 US: Linden Lab Aims to Make (Second) Life Easier for IP Owners……………………………………1 SPAM………………………………………………………………………………………….. 3 Canada: Industry Committee Amends Anti-Spam Bill ………………………………………………..3 Technology M&A………………………………………………………………………..… ...