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Year In Review: Some Positive Developments For Pharmaceutical Class Actions In Canada
The end of 2016 brought with it some good news for the defence in respect of pharmaceutical class actions, including a successful defence verdict in the first pharmaceutical product liability common issues trial in Canada.
Canada
11 Apr 2017
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Ontario Court Decision Highlights Summary Judgment As Potential Tool In Class Proceedings
In a recent class action decision, Wise v. Abbott Laboratories Limited, Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted the defendant's motion for summary judgment in advance of certification...
Canada
9 Dec 2016
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Shaping The Future With Roger Fulton, Linamar Corp. (Video Content)
In the fourth of five videos from the Canadian Lawyer InHouse View 2015 series, Roger Fulton talks about growth at the auto parts manufacturer and tackling risk management issues such as product liability and anti-corruption/bribery.
Canada
18 Feb 2015
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Certification Denied In Consumer Product Class Action
Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently dismissed the plaintiffs’ class certification motion in Arora et al. v. Whirlpool Canada LP and Whirlpool Corporation on the basis, in part, that there can be no recovery in a product liability negligence action for pure economic losses against the manufacturer of a non-dangerous consumer product.
Canada
16 Sep 2012
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Consultation on Regulations Signals the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act is Moving Forward
In June 2010, the proposed "Canada Consumer Product Safety Act" (CCPSA) was given its first reading in the House of Commons as Bill C-36.
Canada
22 Sep 2010
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Canada Proposes Tough New Product Safety Laws
The Canadian federal government recently introduced new legislation which, if enacted, will significantly change the regulatory regime for foods, therapeutic products (which includes drugs, natural health products and medical devices), cosmetics and other consumer products.
Canada
8 May 2008
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Court Of Appeal Blocks Lego
LEGO blocks are among the most readily identifiable childhood toys. Intuitively then, many consumers might find it difficult to believe that courts would allow another manufacturer to produce and sell an outright copy.
Canada
19 May 2004
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Voluntary Divisional Applications May Spell Double Trouble
A recent decision of the Federal Court, GlaxoSmithKline v. Apotex, confirms that, even under the post-1989 provisions of the Patent Act (the "Act"), patents that issue from voluntary divisional applications are susceptible to attacks of invalidity on the ground of double patenting.
Canada
19 May 2004
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