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While Americans Laud "Low" Canadian Drug Prices, Canadian Innovative Pharma Waits To See If The Pricing Axe Will Fall On "Excessive" Canadian Drug Prices
Whether a Canadian drug price is a bargain or excessive may depend on which side of the border you view it from. In the U.S.
Canada
9 Aug 2019
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The Intersection Between Trademarks And Labelling Laws: An Illustration In The Cannabis Industry In Canada
Some of these prohibitions seem clear, such as that relating to the display of characters or animals.
Canada
12 Mar 2019
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2018 Year In Review: Life Sciences
2018 was another significant year for intellectual property in Canada with numerous court decisions and legislative changes.
Canada
7 Feb 2019
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Flying High - Recreational Cannabis Now Legal In Canada
Bill C-45, colloquially, the "Cannabis Act" (the "Act") came into force on October 17, 2018 legalizing recreational marijuana consumption ...
Canada
8 Nov 2018
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Cannabis – From Mystery To Medical IP
Cannabis still maintains much of its mystery, thousands of years after it was first used by humans. There is great uncertainty among modern medical practitioners ...
Canada
23 Oct 2018
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Extension Of Drug Patent Terms In Canada – Certificates Of Supplementary Protection (CSPs)
The vast majority1 of Canadian patents currently in force carry a term limited to twenty years from the filing date. However, as part of Canada's obligations under CETA2 certain patents relating to drugs authorized ...
Canada
5 Sep 2018
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Health Canada Ordered To Release Clinical Trial Information To Researcher Without Confidentiality Restrictions
The recent Federal Court decision in Doshi v Canada (AG)[1] granted the judicial review applications of a researcher who sought access to clinical trial data submitted during the regulatory review...
Canada
2 Aug 2018
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Stop Signs And Health Warnings And THC Content! Oh My! In Time For 420, Health Canada Releases First Look At Possible Packaging And Labelling Provisions
Health Canada has released the first look at what the packaging and labelling provisions of the proposed regulations might look like.
Canada
24 Apr 2018
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La Réglementation sur les Autosoins va subir une Réforme
Santé Canada réglemente non seulement les médicaments d'ordonnance vendus au Canada, mais aussi une grande variété de produits d'« autosoins » en vente dans les boutiques d'aliments...
Canada
23 Mar 2018
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Self-Care Regulations To Get A Make Over
Health Canada not only regulates prescription drugs sold in Canada, but also it regulates a wide variety of "self-care" products that can be purchased at health food stores, pharmacies and grocery stores.
Canada
7 Mar 2018
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Medical Device Ads - Ad Standards Is Now Open For Business
On January 2, 2018, Ad Standards began reviewing and issuing approval numbers for ads for medical devices that comply with Guidelines for Consumer Advertising of Health Products released on December 13, 2017.
Canada
7 Mar 2018
12
Marketing "Unhealthy Food" To Children: Legislators Move On An Initiative That Industry Voluntarily Put In Place In 2007
Health Canada is proposing to restrict the marketing of food containing certain levels of saturated fat, sugars or sodium ("unhealthy" food) to children under the age of 18.
Canada
7 Mar 2018
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Identifying The Last Line Of Defence For Innovative Canadian Drugs – Patents And Data Protection
We reviewed innovator drugs approved by Health Canada in 2015-2016 and found that there was no clear winner between the legal protections offered by Canadian patents and data protection.
Canada
15 Nov 2017
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No Peeking! Regulators And Courts Send A Strong No-Snooping Message To Health Care Providers
It is clear that regulators and courts are not taking snooping lightly – particularly in cases involving sensitive health information – and courts are willing to impose high fines to reinforce that...
Canada
5 Jul 2017
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Companion Diagnostics – A Patented Drug's Best Friend
Intellectual property strategy is fundamental to the successful development and commercialization of a personalized therapeutic and its companion diagnostic.
Canada
5 May 2017
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We Promise That It Is Still Worthwhile To File Pharma Patents In Canada
The "promise doctrine" is getting a lot of press in the pharma industry. We know that some big pharma companies are ticked off, for example, from Eli Lilly launching a NAFTA...
Canada
16 Nov 2016
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Expediting Examination At The USPTO - New Pilot Program For Cancer Immunotherapy Inventions
On June 29, 2016, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) implemented a pilot program for expediting examination of patent applications relating to cancer immunotherapy.
Canada
18 Aug 2016
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Health Canada Announces Federal Marijuana Legislation Will Be Introduced In The Spring Of 2017
Canada's new Prime Minister continues to make waves on the global stage.
Canada
3 May 2016
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Do You Want Fries Or Salad With That? Ontario Passes Act Requiring Labelling Of Calories On Food And Drink Menus
In particular, these food service establishments will be required to display the number of calories in each size and variety of food and drink item offered, as well as "any other information" required by the regulations.
Canada
1 Jun 2015
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Health Canada Assesses New Health Claims
In July 2012, Health Canada released its position on whether evidence existed to support two new health claims.
Canada
14 Aug 2012
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