The Canadian Federal Court of Appeal recently considered whether ‘invalid selection’ can be an independent ground for invalidating selection patents. Katie Wang looks at the implications.
Practitioners can take heart from recent developments in the Brazilian courts, say Otto Licks and Anderson Nascimento.
Homologation (recognition of equivalence) is a useful tool for simplifying administrative processes that are repeated in different countries. Nevertheless, it is not an end in itself.
A recent US district court ruling could significantly affect companies that patent genes and threaten the health of an entire industry. LSIPR investigates.
Two pharmaceutical cases highlight recent developments in Canadian patent law relating to duty of candour during patent prosecution and patent claim construction, says Katie Wang.