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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Size of Organization: 757
Main Office: Toronto, Ontario
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Telephone: 416.367.6000
Fax: 416.367.6749

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a leading full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. BLG's more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in five offices provide corporate, litigation and arbitration, as well as intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. As a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.

Understanding your businesses and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG's business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of BLG's legal professionals at home and abroad.

In addition, BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational corporations across a variety of business sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and healthcare facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. The firm also takes great pride in the communities where its professionals and staff live and work. BLG supports a variety of activities by providing pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.

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U.S. Patent Activity
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Total number of U.S. granted patents by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP:
130 (in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP: 188

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Data Protection Regulations Apply When Comparison Added After NDS Filed
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, November 27, 2015
In this case, Hospira applied for judicial review of a decision of the Minister of Health, refusing to issue it a Notice of Compliance (NOC) for its drug oxaliplatin. The Minister had found that Hospira compared to Sanofi's innovative drug ELOXATIN oxaliplatin, and thus the data protection...

FCA Reinstates PMPRB Jurisdiction over Generic Companies with Permission from Patentee to Sell Medicine as they Enjoyed a Benefit from the Patent
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, November 27, 2015
In these cases, the government appealed Federal Court decisions that allowed judicial reviews of multiple PMPRB decisions. The issue on appeal was whether the Federal Court Judge properly held that Sandoz and ratiopharm fell outside the jurisdiction of the PMPRB, as they were not...

New Tips for Tipsters: A Quick Review Of the More Vital Variations to the Osc's Proposed Whistleblower Program
Suzanne Kittell,Laura Paglia,Caitlin Sainsbury, November 27, 2015
The Ontario Securities Commission published the Proposed OSC Policy 15-601 Whistleblower Program for comment on October 28, 2015, containing some noteworthy changes since Staff's Consultation Paper 15-401 on February 3, 2015 as we summarized here. It is open for comment until January 16, 2016.


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