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Intellectual Property


 

Review of Competition Law – April 2007

THE LITIGATOR - Review of Competition Law - April 2007 Contributors: Michael Osborne , Jennifer Cantwell, Kyle Peterson , Sonny Ingram, Michael Binetti, and Adam Wygodny TOP STORIES Appeal court revises test for abuse of dominant position In identifying anti-competitive acts, one must ask whether the conduct had an intended predatory, exclusionary or disciplinary effect on a competitor, not on competition, the Federal Court of Appeal held in overturning the Tribunal’s 2005 finding that Canada Pipe’s rebate program was not anti-competitive.... [more] Full article

Hollywood studios successfully enforce breach of copyright judgment against Ontario website operator

Citing the Internet's unique potential to cause harm anywhere and everywhere, Madam Justice Lax of Ontario's Superior Court of Justice enforced a New York District Court judgment earlier this month against the operators of Ontario-based websites that facilitated the illegal copying and downloading of movies. [more] Full article

Intellectual property is not exempt from Competition Act’s reach

Eli Lilly and Co. v. Apotex Inc. On November 2 2005, the Federal Court of Appeal held that where an agreement to assign a patent increases the assignee’s market power ... [more] Full article

Appeal court allows patent conspiracy allegations to proceed

On June 14, the Federal Court of Appeal reversed a decision of the Federal Court that struck out a claim by Apotex Inc. that an assignment of a patent by ... [more] Full article