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Author name: Rebecca Crane

Snowplow Patents are Snowed Under due to Federal Court Findings of Obviousness

The Federal Court (per St-Louis J.) held that the asserted claims of three patents owned by Nordik Blades (collectively, the “Nordik Patents”) are invalid on the basis of obviousness. However, the Court found that the asserted claims are not overbroad and the Nordik Patents are not void under section 53 of the Patent Act. The […]

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Announcement of a new Canadian Drug Agency by the Government of Canada

On December 18, 2023, the Government of Canada announced the creation of the Canadian Drug Agency (“CDA”) built from CADTH in partnership with provinces and territories. The implementation of CDA is supported by an investment of $89.5 million over 5 years.   The creation of the CDA has been in the works for many years.

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Markwell LLP is a Contributor to the Chambers LIFE SCIENCES 2023 Global Practice Guide

On April 6, 2023, Chambers and Partners published its 2023 Life Sciences Global Practice Guide. Markwell LLP is very pleased to have been invited to be the exclusive author of the Canadian sections of this comprehensive practice guide which is considered the “definitive global law guide offering comparative analysis from top ranked lawyers”. In the

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