Yoon Kang and David Schwartz will be speaking at C5’s 9th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation Conference in Amsterdam, on April 26, 2017.
Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh is pleased to announce that five of our associates, Kendra Cann, Shirley Liang Komosa, Jennifer Ponton, Kevin Siu, and Kevin Unrau, have passed the Canadian Trademark Agents Qualification Examinations and are now registered trademark agents in Canada.
Join Mark Biernacki on March 23rd where he will speak on the topic of Effective Written and Oral Advocacy in Federal Court, held by York University’s Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto, ON.
The partners of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh are pleased to announce that Timothy Stevenson and Mark Pidkowich have joined the partnership.
by: Shirley Liang Komosa
On March 30 and April 4, 2017, the Federal Court released two decisions on the merits under section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations (“PMNOC Regulations”) regarding pregabalin (Pfizer’s LYRICA) in Teva Canada Limited v Pfizer Canada I
by: Tomek Nishijima
Grey marketing, sometimes referred to as “parallel importation”, is the diversion of goods, originally intended for sale only in certain countries, to other countries where they were not intended to be sold. The goods are not counterfeit since they were legitimately marketed and acquired throug
by:Shirley Liang Komosa
As previously reported, Eli Lilly submitted claims to international arbitration under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) seeking damages from the Government of Canada, asserting that the Canadian courts' application of the promise doctrine to Eli Lilly's STRATTERA (atomoxetine
by: Jean-Sébastien Dupont
On June 1, 2016 the Federal Court issued an interlocutory injunction directed at retailers of set-top boxes that are configured, or “pre-loaded”, with various applications that provide their users with unauthorized access to copyrighted television content.
By: Daniel Hnatchuk
The Competition Bureau has recently taken enforcement action against a number of Canadian retailers under the deceptive marketing practices and ordinary price claims provisions of the Competition Act for what it considers to be misleading regular price claims and deceptive clearance promotions
Smart & Biggar announced today that eleven professionals were recognized as leading patent professionals in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2017.
Smart & Biggar has once again earned the top ranking as a Tier One firm in the areas of patent contentious and patent prosecution in Managing Intellectual Property's 2017 IP Stars Handbook: Patents. This is the fourth consecutive year that Smart & Biggar has received the highest ranking.
Smart & Biggar announced today that ten of the firm’s partners have been recognized in the 2017 World IP Review Leaders, a comprehensive guide to the top intellectual property lawyers in the areas of patents and trademarks across the globe.
Smart & Biggar announced today that the firm has been shortlisted for eight awards at Managing Intellectual Property’s 2017 North America Awards, to be held in Washington, DC on March 23, 2017.
Smart & Biggar has once again been recognized as one of the top trademark firms in Canada achieving “Tier 1” status in both Trade mark Contentious, and Trade mark Prosecution, for the fourth consecutive year in the 2017 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s 2017 IP Stars Handbook: Trademarks.