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Food and Drug Regulations amended: COVID-19 drugs and vaccines transitioned out of interim order framework
April 13, 2021

Federal Court updates guidance on COVID-19
January 20, 2021

Federal Court lifts Suspension Period
July 1, 2020

Federal Courts begin to phase out the Suspension Period
June 23, 2020

PMPRB update: Amendments delayed, new Guidelines consultation announced, and judicial review heard
June 4, 2020

Federal Court supports virtual trials for intellectual property actions
May 27, 2020

Suspension Periods extended at the FCA and CIPO
May 14, 2020

Health Canada collaborates with international partners to address pandemic
May 7, 2020


Health Canada issues Interim Order to address shortages of health products
April 13, 2020

Quebec maintains drug evaluation activities for listing purposes and launches clinical trials
April 13, 2020

Federal Courts Extend Suspension Period Until May 15
April 5, 2020

Ontario introduces formulary changes for generic drugs to mitigate risk of drug shortages
March 31, 2020

New Federal initiatives to combat pandemic: Patent Act amended to allow limited government use of patented inventions for public health emergencies
March 25, 2020

Ontario and Quebec Introduce Changes to Pharmacy Practice and Highlight the Drug Supply Chain as an Essential Service
March 25, 2020

PM(NOC) Statutory Deadlines Still Applicable
March 24, 2020

COVID-19: Health Canada simplifies regulatory requirements for COVID-19-related products
March 22, 2020

COVID-19: Federal Courts Announce Special Measures
March 19, 2020

COVID-19: Sharing information for licensed health products during a pandemic
March 17, 2020

COVID-19: Health Canada Issues Bulletin Confirming Obligations of DEL Holders
March 5, 2020

Social Media Law

COVID tracing & AI: physically distant, socially together
November 17, 2020


Brand Protection

Expedited Examination for COVID-19 Related Marks Avoid Systemic Delays in Canadian Examination
February 3, 2021

July Update – Response from Canadian Courts to COVID-19
July 10, 2020

Courts Across Canada Continue Reopening Plans
May 28, 2020

Canadian Intellectual Property Office Further Extends Statutory Deadlines to June 1, 2020
May 14, 2020

Canadian Court Openings Begin – Closure Updates May 1
May 1, 2020

Court Suspensions Continue, with Some Exceptions
April 27, 2020

Canadian Intellectual Property Office further extends deadlines to May 18, 2020
April 27, 2020

Canadian Courts Can Act Swiftly to Stop Trademark Infringement and False Advertising
April 18, 2020

Federal Court of Canada Extends Suspension Period to May 15, 2020
April 6, 2020

Canadian Federal Court of Appeal Extends Suspension of Hearings to May 15, 2020
April 3, 2020

UPDATE: Canadian Intellectual Property Office further extends all deadlines to May 1st
March 29, 2020

Online Brand Management: Avoiding Toxic Social Influencers
March 23, 2020

Response from Canadian Courts to COVID-19
March 21, 2020

UPDATE ON COVID-19 : CIPO announces extensions in wake of outbreak in Canada
March 21, 2020

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