PCK Reporter

March 26, 2013

Hughes J. Holds the Relevant Date for Assessing Sufficiency of a Canadian Patent Is the Date of Publication

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. v. Teva Canada Limited, 2013 FC 283 Novartis brought two applications under the provisions of the PM(NOC) Regulations to restrain the Minister […]
March 15, 2013

ONSC Issues Reasons for Temporarily Staying Apotex’s Damages Action against Sanofi

Apotex Inc. v. Schering Corporation, 2013 ONSC 1411 Sanofi brought a motion for an order striking Apotex’s statement of claim, or in the alternative, a stay […]
March 15, 2013

FC Holds CIPRALEX Patent Is Valid, Apotex Must Account for Profits of Infringement

Apotex Inc. v. H. Lunbeck A/S, 2013 FC 192 Apotex sought a declaration of invalidity against Lundbeck’s Canadian patent 1,339,452 (‘452) covering the serotonin reuptake inhibitor […]
March 13, 2013

Ongoing Infringement Trial Not Grounds for ex turpi causa Argument to Delay Determination of s. 8 Damages under the PM(NOC) Regulations

AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2013 FCA 77 AstraZeneca appeals the trial court’s decision in a proceeding commenced by Apotex under s. 8 of the […]
March 13, 2013

FC Finds Teva’s Allegation Justified that the SEROQUEL Patent is Obvious

AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Teva Canada Limited, 2013 FC 245 AstraZeneca seeks an order prohibiting the Minister of Health from issuing a Notice of Compliance to […]
March 4, 2013

FC Invalidates Four of the GLEEVEC Patent Claims for Inutility Due to Lack of Sound Prediction

Teva Canada Limited v. Novartis AG, 2013 FC 141 Novartis is the owner of Canadian Patent No. 2,093,203 (the '203 Patent) covering imatinib, the active ingredient […]
March 1, 2013

The Government Has Tabled Bill C-56, Combating Counterfeit Products Act

Today Ministers of Industry and Public Safety tabled Bill C-56, Combating Counterfeit Products Act. According to its summary, Bill C-56 amends the Copyright Act and the […]
February 27, 2013

Teva and Apotex’s Allegations, that the GLEEVEC Patent Is Invalid, Are Not Justified

Novartis Pharmaceuticals Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc., 2013 FC 142 Novartis is the owner of Canadian Patent No. 2,093,203 (the '203 Patent) covering imatinib mesylate, the […]
February 27, 2013

Ont. Div. Ct. Reinforces Unavailability of Equitable Disgorgement under S. 8 of PM(NOC) Regs

Apotex Inc. v. Eli Lilly, 2013 ONSC 1135 (Div. Ct.) Lilly sought leave to appeal from a decision of Justice J. Macdonald of the Ontario Superior […]
February 25, 2013

FCA Upholds Order that Apotex Produce Escitalopram Samples

Apotex Inc. v. H. Lundbeck A/S, 2013 FCA 46 Apotex appealed from the FC order upholding the order of Prothonotary Tabib, who ordered Apotex to provide […]