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Proposed amendments to Food and Drug Regulations and the Medical Devices Regulations to publicly release clinical data after completion of regulatory review process | December 27, 2017


Update on Biosimilars | December 15, 2017


Season's greetings | Meilleurs vœux | December 14, 2017


Canada moves closer to joining the Hague Agreement with the release of proposed new Industrial Design Regulations | December 12, 2017


Streamlined Canadian trademark litigation — Court of Appeal opens door to full compensation | December 11, 2017


Six Key Trademark Filing and Protection Strategies for Canada in 2018 | December 6, 2017


Canada releases proposed amendments to Regulations governing patented medicines pricing | December 4, 2017


Federal Court finds PMPRB unreasonable in finding Galderma patent 'pertains to' medicine in DIFFERIN | November 30, 2017


Canada’s new linkage litigation scheme: A comparison to Hatch-Waxman | November 30, 2017


Smart & Biggar partners with Invest Ottawa to support technology and innovation community | November 27, 2017


Smart & Biggar welcomes Matthew R. Leaper in our Vancouver office | November 23, 2017


Smart & Biggar sponsors IPIC’s Women in IP Networking Group for Books & Breakfast | November 17, 2017


Smart & Biggar professionals to attend the INTA Leadership Meeting in Washington, DC | November 7, 2017


Smart & Biggar hosts ACC Alberta “Intellectual Property: Investing to Maximize Corporate Value” | November 3, 2017


Smart & Biggar sponsors the fifth annual TiECon Canada and presents on Artificial Intelligence | November 2, 2017


Smart & Biggar welcomes nine new associates and counsel in Patents, Trademark, Litigation and IP Counselling across Canada | October 27, 2017


Pfizer obtains orders of prohibition on polymorphic form patent | October 20, 2017


Update on AstraZeneca SCC and developments on “overpromising” under grounds other than utility | October 20, 2017


Smart & Biggar presents “Inventor of the Year” to Fitterfirst at the PROFIT 500 CEO Summit | October 16, 2017


Smart & Biggar’s Matthew Zischka, Sheldon Hamilton and Steven Garland attending AIPPI World Congress | October 13, 2017


Daphne Lainson, Mark Biernacki and Daniel Davies speaking at IPIC Annual Meeting | October 10, 2017


Smart & Biggar’s Nancy Pei and David Schwartz speaking at the Life Sciences IP Summit 2017 in Munich | October 4, 2017


New challenges and opportunities for pharmaceutical trademarks in Canada | October 2, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal Applies Supreme Court’s Utility Test to SPRYCEL Patent | September 29, 2017


Smart & Biggar welcomes the PTMG Autumn Conference to Toronto | September 29, 2017


Smart & Biggar's Daphne Lainson speaking at the Midwest IP Institute in Minneapolis | September 28, 2017


Canada introduces reporting mechanism for dangerous counterfeit goods, helping rights holders protect their brands at the border | September 22, 2017


Smart & Biggar featured in the Ottawa Business Journal for innovative “paperless” file management system | September 22, 2017


Structural engineers score big as Federal Court recognizes and enforces copyright on structure of soccer complex | September 14, 2017


AstraZeneca succeeds in omeprazole patent infringement profits case | September 12, 2017


Jeff Coles to speak on Intellectual Property at Invest Atlantic, sponsored by Smart & Biggar | September 11, 2017


Publication of Final Regulations on Patent Linkage and Term Restoration
related to CETA
| September 7, 2017


Canada: The New Frontier For Global IP Litigation | September 6, 2017


Gilead prevails in SOVALDI appeal | August 22, 2017


Smart & Biggar welcomes Kwan T. Loh as Counsel in our Vancouver office | August 9, 2017


Smart & Biggar offices featured as ‘modern and open’ by global interior design resource | August 3, 2017


Proposed amendments to the Canadian Patent Rules published for public consultation | August 1, 2017


Smart & Biggar partners support IPIC’s Intellectual Property Summer Program at McGill University | July 28, 2017


Down, but not out – initial adverse decision not a bar to future recovery of .ca domain name | July 26, 2017


Daphne Lainson to speak at Pharma & Biotech Webinar on Canadian Pharma patent-regulatory framework | July 18, 2017


CETA Draft Regulations Published on Patent Linkage and Term Restoration – 15 Day Public Comment Period | July 14, 2017


Matthew Zischka speaks on Patent Eligibility for Software at AIPPI US Global Forum in Chicago | July 13, 2017


Dow obtains largest Canadian patent infringement award in history | July 5, 2017


Supreme Court of Canada strikes down "promise doctrine", upholds AstraZeneca’s NEXIUM patent as useful | June 30, 2017


Supreme Court of Canada states “The Internet has no borders” in upholding global injunction in search results case | June 28, 2017


Federal Court reaffirms and reissues section 8 venlafaxine judgments overturned by the Court of Appeal for hearsay | June 26, 2017


Mark Evans and Philip Lapin to speak at the inaugural MIP's Global Trademark Roadshow in Palo Alto and New York | June 20, 2017


Daphne Lainson and Matthew Zischka to speak at the AIPLA Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit in Toronto | June 20, 2017


Captain Morgan makes Admiral Nelson’s walk the plank | June 19, 2017


Canada’s New Draft Trademark and Industrial Design Regulations | June 19, 2017


Connect with Smart & Biggar’s professionals at the BIO International
Convention in San Diego
| June 16, 2017


Mark Evans to speak on trademark use and the internet at IPIC’s
Case Law Webinar Series
| June 13, 2017


Anti-Spam Legislation’s Private Right of Action Suspended | June 9, 2017


Smart & Biggar’s Toronto Office supports Lawyers Feed the Hungry Program | June 7, 2017


Mark Biernacki to speak at the OBA on Digital Locks and Video Games | June 6, 2017


Jeff Leuschner and Andrea Kroetch to host #HIP613 – IP Café | June 5, 2017


Daphne Lainson to speak at Life Sciences Patent Network North America Conference | May 30, 2017


James Pan to speak at 100th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition | May 30, 2017


Smart & Biggar sponsors WTR Industry Awards and presents 'Healthcare & Life Sciences Team of the Year Award' at INTA | May 26, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal finds that Apotex did not fail to mitigate its damages in relation to Apo-Trazadone drug submission | May 26, 2017


Connect with Smart & Biggar’s delegates attending the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) 139th Annual Meeting | May 17, 2017


The Pricing of Patented Drugs in Canada: Stakeholder Consultation Period Open Until June 28, 2017 | May 17, 2017


BIO Pub Night at the Half Door Brewing Co. | May 11, 2017


Bill C-30 passes Senate today to usher in changes to Canadian pharma patent regulations | May 11, 2017


Prepare for Canada Day by Reviewing Your Pending Industrial Design Applications | May 5, 2017


Elliott Simcoe presents at The Breakout Project on creating value with intellectual property | May 3, 2017


Health Canada: Revised Regulations and Guidances | May 2, 2017


Updated guidance document on data protection | May 2, 2017


Proposal to proactively release clinical data after completion of regulatory review process, and final guidance on disclosure of confidential business information | May 2, 2017


Smart & Biggar to host the 2017 AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking events in Toronto, Calgary, and Montreal | April 28, 2017


Teva awarded section 8 damages regarding pregabalin and olanzapine | April 27, 2017


Dow succeeds on major issues in patent infringement profits case | April 24, 2017


Yoon Kang and David Schwartz present on Canadian patent law and CETA at the C5 Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Conference | April 20, 2017


Five associates add Trademark Agent to their qualifications | April 11, 2017


Grey Marketing – Still Not Black and White in Canada | April 6, 2017


Tribunal dismisses Eli Lilly’s NAFTA challenge on promise utility doctrine | March 27, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal dismisses Teva’s appeal relating to utility and sufficiency | March 27, 2017


Ontario Superior Court dismisses summary judgment motion in Lansoprazole Section 8 Claim | March 27, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal upholds interlocutory injunction directed at retailers of set-top boxes loaded with copyright-infringing applications | March 21, 2017


Mark Biernacki to speak at Osgoode Professional Development – The Practice Guide to Federal Court Advocacy & Practice 2017 | March 17, 2017


The Competition Bureau applies strict standards to retail price claims in Canada | March 13, 2017


Nintendo Awarded $12.7 million for Circumvention of Technological Protection Measures in Precedent-Setting Case | March 2, 2017


Understanding the similarities and differences between priority claims in Canada and the U.S. | February 28, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal rules on non-infringing alternatives and apportionment as defences to an accounting of profits from patent infringement | February 21, 2017


CIPO shines spotlight on patenting in climate change mitigation technologies | February 14, 2017


Rare Interlocutory Injunction Issued by Federal Court in Trademark Case | February 10, 2017


New Date set for the Revision of Canada’s Trademark Law | February 8, 2017


Federal Court of Appeal affirms award of legal costs of $6.5 million in patent infringement case | February 7, 2017


Keeping those New Year's resolutions just got a little easier in Ontario | February 2, 2017


Keyword Advertising Decision Reversed on Appeal | January 30, 2017


Bill S-5: Canada Prepares to Introduce Plain and Standardized Packaging for Tobacco Products | January 23, 2017


Apotex’s Infringement of AstraZeneca’s Omeprazole Formulation Patent Upheld | January 16, 2017


Colourful designs and a streamlined practice get the green light in Canada | January 16, 2017


Canadian IP law and practice in 2016: reviewing the highlights | January 10, 2017


Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh announces new partners for 2017 | January 4, 2017


 
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