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Friday, January 11, 2019 @ 8:33 AM

PATENTS - Remedies - Damages - Compensatory - Royalties

Appeal by Apotex Inc. from a 2014 decision assessing the damages suffered by the respondent as a result of the appellant’s infringement of eight Canadian patents for the processes relating to the making of a key intermediate compound required to make cefaclor, a cephalosporin antibiotic. ... [read more]

Monday, January 07, 2019 @ 6:33 PM

Smart & Biggar promotes partner, two counsel

The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh announced that Jeff Leuschner, a patent agent in the firm’s Ottawa office, has joined the partnership. ... [read more]

Friday, January 04, 2019 @ 8:57 AM

DLA Piper adds three partners in Toronto, one in Vancouver

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP announced four lawyers have joined the firm's partnership, effective Jan. 1, 2019. ... [read more]

Friday, January 04, 2019 @ 6:28 AM

PATENTS - Pleadings - Amendment

Appeal by Progress Energy and Enercorp Sand Solutions from a Federal Court judgment affirming a case management ruling by a Prothonotary. ... [read more]

Thursday, January 03, 2019 @ 11:46 AM

Important changes to the Canadian Patent Act now in effect patentballs_sm.jpg

The Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, Statutes of Canada 2018, c.27, received royal assent on Dec.13, 2018, amending the Patent Act and affecting the scope of protection available under Canadian patents: ... [read more]

Thursday, January 03, 2019 @ 10:54 AM

Changes to industrial design law put ‘Canadian businesses on par with international competitors’ Timothy Bourne

Canadians will now be able to obtain industrial design registrations in more 65 countries with a single international application following an extensive and significant overhaul to legislation and regulations that came into force at the beginning of November. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 @ 11:58 AM

16 Canadians among 46 promoted worldwide by Norton Rose Fulbright

Sixteen Canadians were among the 46 promotions worldwide announced by global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright on Jan. 2. ... [read more]

Wednesday, January 02, 2019 @ 9:22 AM

SCC’s winter session looks at military justice, lawyers’ fees, Crown copyright, Jordan Mark Letourneau

Military justice and Crown copyright are among the topics the Supreme Court of Canada will explore in its winter session that includes criminal appeals asking if defence counsel’s legal fees can be paid from the proceeds of crime forfeited to the state and if the Jordan time limits apply in provincial youth court. ... [read more]

Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 4:11 PM

Judge’s political lobbying, advocacy on behalf of black Canadians crossed line, but wasn’t ‘misconduct’ Mark Sandler

The Ontario Judicial Council (OJC) has ruled that a judge who founded an advocacy group for black Canadians, and lobbied politicians with the “highly laudable” aim of helping his community overcome racism and poverty, engaged in a form of impermissible “advocacy and political activity” — but his actions did not amount to “judicial misconduct” that could merit his removal from the bench. ... [read more]

Friday, December 21, 2018 @ 9:35 AM

From autonomous cars to smartphone zombies, analysis and opinion highlights of 2018

Here are 16 memorable and outstanding stories from 2018, as selected by The Lawyer's Daily Analysis Editors Richard Skinulis and Peter Carter. ... [read more]