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Issue Date: September 10, 2013

Volume 4-I: Patent Law

Volume 4-II: Trade-mark Law

Volume 4-I: Patent Law

PART A: SUBJECT MATTER THAT MAY BE PATENTED
CASES TAB
Harvard College v Canada (Commissioner of Patents) 2002 SCC 76 [2002] 4 SCR 45 1
Monsanto Canada Inc v Schmeiser 2004 SCC 34 [2004] 1 SCR 902 2
Canada (Attorney General) v Amazon.com 2011 FCA 328 3
Shell Oil Co v Canada (Commissioner of Patents) [1982] 2 SCR 536 142 DLR (3d) 117 4
Tennessee Eastman Co. a division of Eastman Kodak Co. v Canada (Commissioner of Patents) [1974] SCR 111 33 DLR (3d) 459 5
Canada (Commissioner of Patents) v Ciba Ltd  [1959] SCR 378 18 DLR (2d) 375 6
Schlumberger Canada Ltd v Canada (Commissioner of Patents) [1982] 1 FC 845 (FCA) 7
Teva Canada Ltd v Pfizer Canada Inc 2012 SCC 60 8

 

PART B: FILING OF PRIOR ART
CASES TAB
Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc v Apotex Inc 2009 FC 676 aff’d 2011 FCA 300 1
Eli Lilly v Apotex 2009 FC 991 aff’d 2010 FCA 240 2
Laboratories Servier v Apotex Inc 2008 FC 825 aff’d 2009 FCA 222 3
Almecon Industries Ltd v Nutron Manufacturing Ltd 108 F.T.R. 161 (F.C.) aff’d 209 NR 387 4

 

PART C: SPECIFICATION FOR AN APPLICATION FOR PATENTS
CASES TAB
Free World Trust v Electro Sante Inc 2000 SCC 66 [2000] 2 SCR 1024 1
Whirlpool Corp v Camco Inc 2000 SCC 67 [2000] 2 SCR 1067 2
Noranda Mines Ltd v Minerals Separation North American Corp [1950] SCR 36 3
Janssen Pharmaceutica Inc v Apotex Inc 2001 FCA 247 4
Janssen-Ortho Inc v Novopharm Ltd 2007 FCA 217 5

 

PART D: NOVELTY
CASES TAB
Apotex Inc v Sanofi-Synthelabo Canada Inc 2008 SCC 61 [2008] 3 SCR 265  1
Pfizer Canada Inc v Canada (Minister of Health), 2008 FCA 108 2
Beloit Canada Ltd v Valmet Oy 64 NR 287 (FCA) 3

 

PART E: INVENTIVE STEP
CASES TAB
Apotex Inc v Sanofi-Synthelabo Canada Inc 2008 SCC 61 [2008] 3 SCR 265 1

 

PART F: PERSON SKILLED IN THE ART OR SCIENCE
CASES TAB
Beloit Canada Ltd v Valmet Oy 64 NR 287 (FCA) 1
Free World Trust v Électro Santé Inc 2000 SCC 66 [2000] 2 SCR 1024 2
Laboratoires Servier Canada Inc v Apotex Inc 2008 FC 825 aff’d 2009 FCA 222 3
Lundbeck Canada Inc v Minister of Health 2009 FC 146 aff’d 2010 FCA 320 4

 

PART G: UTILITY
CASES TAB
Apotex Inc v Wellcome Foundation Ltd 2002 SCC 77 [2002] 4 SCR 153 1
Consolboard Inc v MacMillan Bloedel (Saskatchewan) Ltd 122 DLR.(3d) 203 2
Pfizer Canada Inc v Novopharm Ltd 2009 FC 638 aff’d 2010 FCA 242 3
Eli Lilly Canada Inc v Apotex Inc 2009 FCA 97 [“Raloxifene”] 4
Eli Lilly Canada Inc v Novopharm Ltd 2010 FCA 197 [2012] 1 FCR 349 [“Olanzapine FCA”] 5
Pfizer Canada Inc v Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC 2011 FC 547 aff’d 2012 FCA 103 [“Donepezil”] 6
Teva Canada Limited v Novartis AG 2013 FC 141 [“Imatinib”] 7

 

PART H: ADEQUACY OF DISCLOSURE OR DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS
CASES TAB
Consolboard Inc v MacMillan Bloedel (Saskatchewan) Ltd [1981] 1 SCR 504 1
Apotex Inc v Sanofi-Synthelabo Canada Inc 2008 SCC 61 [2008] 3 SCR 265 2
Pioneer Hi-Bred Ltd v Canada (Commissioner of Patents), [1989] 1 SCR 1623 3
Société des Usines Chimiques Rhone-Poulenc et al v Jules R Gilbert Ltd et al [1968] SCR 950 69 DLR (2d) 353 4
Wandscheer et al v Sicard Ltd [1948] SCR 1 5
TRW Inc v Walbar of Canada Inc 132 NR 161 (FCA) 6
Merck & Co v Apotex Inc [1995] 2 FC 723 (FCA) 7
Teva Canada Ltd v Pfizer Canada Inc 2012 SCC 60 8

 

Volume 4-II: Trade-mark Law

PART A: CONFUSING
CASES TAB
Masterpiece Inc v Alavida Lifestyles Inc [2011] 2 SCR 387 2011 SCC 27 (CanLII) 1
Mattel Inc v 3894207 Canada Inc [2006] 1 SCR 772 2006 SCC 22 (CanLII) 2
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin v Boutiques Cliquot Ltée [2006] 1 SCR 824 2006 SCC 23 (CanLII) 3
Kirkbi AG v Ritvik Holdings Inc [2005] 3 SCR 302 2005 SCC 65 (CanLII) 4
Benson & Hedges (Canada) Limited v St Regis Tobacco Corporation [1969] SCR 192 1968 CanLII 1 (SCC) 5
Pink Panther Beauty Corp v United Artists Corp [1998] 3 FC 534 1998 CanLII 9052 (FCA) 6
Miss Universe Inc v Bohna (FCA) [1995] 1 FC 614 1994 CanLII 3534 7
Coca-Cola Ltd v Pardhan (cob as universal Exporters) [1999] FCJ No 483 1999 CanLII 7851 (FCA) 8
Tommy Hilfiger Licensing Inc v International Clothiers Inc [2005] 1 FCR 148 2004 FCA 252 (CanLII) 9
Accessoires d'Autos Nordiques Inc v Canadian Tire Corp., 2007 FCA 367 (CanLII) 10
Remo Imports Ltd v Jaguar Cars Ltd [2008] 2 FCR 132 2007 FCA 258 (CanLII) 11

 

PART B: CLEARLY DESCRIPTIVE OR DECEPTIVELY MISDESCRIPTIVE
CASES TAB
Kirkbi AG v Ritvik Holdings Inc [2005] 3 SCR 302 2005 SCC 65 (CanLII) 1
Home Juice Company et al v Orange Maison Limitée [1970] SCR 942 1970 CanLII 153 (SCC) 2
Johnson (SC) and Son Ltd et al v Marketing International Ltd [1980] 1 SCR 99 1979 CanLII 171 (SCC) 3
Emall ca Inc v Cheaptickets and travel Inc [2009] 2 FCR 43 2008 FCA 50 (CanLII) 4
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board v Canada (Attorney General) 2012 FCA 60 5
Shell Canada Limited v PT Sari Incofood Corporation 2008 FCA 279 (CanLII) 6
Ron Matusalem & Matusa of Florida Inc v Havana Club Holding Inc SA 2011 FCA 244 7

 

PART C: CLAIMS OF PASSING OFF
CASES TAB
Kirkbi AG v Ritvik Holdings Inc [2005] 3 SCR 302 2005 SCC 65 (CanLII) 1
Consumers Distributing Co v Seiko [1984] 1 SCR 583 1984 CanLII 73 (SCC) 2
Ciba-Geigy Canada Ltd v Apotex Inc [1992] 3 SCR 120 1992 CanLII 33 (SCC) 3
Oxford Pendaflex Canada Ltd v Korr Marketing Ltd et al [1982] 1 SCR 494 1982 CanLII 45 (SCC) 4
Nissan Canada Inc v BMW Canada Inc 2007 FCA 255 60 CPR (4th) 181 5
Enterprise Rent-A-Car Co v Singer 79 CPR (3d) 45; 146 FTR 158 1998 CanLII 7405 (FCA) 6
WIC TV Amalco Inc v ITV Technologies Inc 2005 FCA 96 251 DLR (4th) 208; 38 CPR (4th) 481 7
Remo Imports Ltd v Jaguar Cars Ltd 2007 FCA 258 [2008] 2 FCR 132 60 CPR (4th) 130 8

 

PART D: USE
CASES TAB
Mattel Inc v 3894207 Canada Inc [2006] 1 SCR 772 2006 SCC 22 (CanLII) 1
Masterpiece Inc v Alavida Lifestyles Inc [2011] 2 SCR 387 2011 SCC 27 (CanLII) 2
Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin v Boutiques Cliquot Ltée [2006] 1 SCR 824 2006 SCC 23 (CanLII) 3
Nissan Canada Inc v BMW Canada Inc 2007 FCA 255 60 CPR (4th) 181 4
Tommy Hilfiger Licensing Inc v International Clothiers Inc [2005] 1 FCR 148 2004 FCA 252 (CanLII) 5
Manhattan Industries Inc. v. Princeton Manufacturing Ltd., (1971), 4 CPR (2d) 6 (FCTD) 1971 CarswellNat 513 (Fed TD) [1971] F.C.J. No. 1012 (QL) 6

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