Supreme Court of Canada rejects “unsound” promise doctrine
In the eagerly-awaited AstraZeneca Canada v Apotex ruling, Canada’s Supreme Court has struck down the “promise doctrine” and clarified the requirement for patent utility
The Supreme Court of Canada has released its eagerly-awaited ruling in AstraZeneca Canada v Apotex, striking down the so-called “promise doctrine” and clarifying the requirement for patent utility.
The doctrine required patent owners to establish arguable statements of utility in...
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