On April 14, 2016, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) dismissed Apotex Inc. and Apotex Fermentation Inc.’s (Apotex) application for leave to appeal a Federal Court of Appeal (FCA) decision upholding a damage award for infringement of a patent relating to lovastatin.
April 18, 2016
On March 25, 2016, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published a new draft regulation, “Measures for the Administration of Internet Domain Names” (Draft Regulation), for public consultation for a period of one month.
April 12, 2016
Shire Canada Inc. (Shire) markets an extended release MAS product under the name ADDERALL XR® for use in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
Allergan Inc. (Allergan) markets gatifloxacin ophthalmic solution in Canada under the name ZYMAR® for use in the treatment of bacterial infection.
April 08, 2016
A recent British Columbia Court of Appeal decision confirms the broad reach of provincial securities regulators to sanction conduct targeting non-residents.
The uncertainty in the energy sector understandably has oil and gas companies engaged in joint operations and joint venture projects on edge.
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has released its final Guidance to assist Canadian extractive sector businesses in complying with the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (the Act).
April 07, 2016
Gilead Sciences Canada, Inc. (Gilead) markets products containing tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), alone and together with other medicinal ingredients, for the treatment of HIV infection. Teva Canada Limited (Teva) has sought approval for generic versions of three drugs containing TDF.
April 06, 2016
Six months ago the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, Sally Yates, released a memorandum directed to all attorneys in the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) directing them to “fully leverage” the DOJ’s resources “to identify culpable individuals at all levels in corporate cases.”
The Manitoba Court of Appeal has added its voice to judicial criticisms of the approach used by certain class counsel of commencing in parallel and then “parking” substantially identical class actions in provinces across the country.
April 05, 2016
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