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  • Holiday

    The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th has been incorporated into the Federal Courts Rules definition of “holiday”. The Federal Court issued a notice reminding litigants to take this holiday into account when computing deadlines and that hearings are being rescheduled. The F … Read more »

  • Appointments

    Several appointments were made today, including: Justice Siobhan Monaghan of the Tax Court as a Judge of the Federal Court of Appeal; Prothonotary Mandy Aylen as a Judge of the Federal Court; Avvy Yao-Yao Go, Clinic Director at the Metro Toronto Chinese and Southeast Asian Legal Clinic in Toronto, a … Read more »

  • York University v. Access Copyright

    The Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision today in York University v Access Copyright. The Court agreed with the Federal Court of Appeal that the tariff is not enforceable against York University, saying that a user is entitled to obtain its rights through other means than a tariff, so if the … Read more »

  • Designated Establishments

    CIPO has announced that it is discontinuing the acceptance of correspondence at designated establishments at Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) regional mailrooms as of August 16th. These are currently available in Ottawa, Montréal, Toronto, Edmonton, and Vancouver. CIPO reco … Read more »

  • Consultations

    Two consultations were announced today: the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board announced a  consultation on updated guidance relating to Gap medicines, the references to the comparator countries and the international price tests for Grandfathered medicines and their line extensions, all arising f … Read more »