Oct. 23, 2020 - The Competition Act provides the Commissioner of Competition with a number of powerful investigative tools in respect of both criminal and civil matters, including the power to obtain and execute search warrants that allow Competition Bureau officers to enter premises and to seize...
Canada to Consider Hopping on Board with a Product-Hopping Case
Davies partners George Addy and Erika Douglas provide insight on the Competition Bureau’s renewed interest in product-hopping, a practice by which branded pharmaceutical manufacturers extend patent protection by introducing a new (similar) product to replace one whose patent is about to expire.
Sept. 17, 2020 - As the COVID-19 public health crisis continues to unfold around the globe, antitrust considerations remain important for businesses evaluating strategic options and reacting to the pandemic’s disruptive impact on business operations. The legality of competitor collaborations, the applicable...