Archive | January, 2012

A fuzzy line being drawn by the CAFC to circumscribe “abstract ideas”

A trio of recent Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) cases, including last week’s decision in DealerTrack v. Huber, give some insight into what the Court considers a patentable process versus an unpatentable “abstract idea” in the United States.  Unfortunately, the line between the two is fuzzy at best. When the United States […]

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Plavix patent from 2008 SCC Sanofi judgment now invalidated

In 2008 the Supreme Court of Canada handed down one of the most significant patent law judgments of the past decade in Apotex v. Sanofi, 2008 SCC 61. That judgment set the modern tests for evaluating novelty and obviousness in Canadian patent law. The SCC case arose under the Notice of Compliance procedure of the […]

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Launch of our website and blog

It has been a long time coming, but our new website is now up and running. If you are reading this then you have also discovered that we have incorporated a blog into the website.  Through the blog, we will bring you news of recent judgments, legislative changes, or other happenings in the world of […]

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