Drug Patents Canada

Why Doctors Without Borders Is Upset With Canada

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.15.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada is pushing back against a campaign by activists trying to block what they say are onerous intellectual property rules that would raise...

Canada Giving EU Better Trade Deal Than Provinces Give Each Other?

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Business

The practice of Canadian municipalities “buying locally” will disappear with the signing of a Canada-EU free trade deal, and provincial developmen...

Canada's Drug Patent Process Needs Rx

Steve Morgan | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada
Steve Morgan

The current rush to approve medicines while manufacturers' "patent clocks" are ticking means that some medicines make it to market that later must be recalled because of harms they cause to patients -- harms that could be detected with more thorough pre-market evaluation.

Harper Caving On This Issue Could Cost Canadians $900M Per Year

CP | Heather Scoffield, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - As free trade talks with the European Union reach the endgame, Ottawa is signalling it is prepared to give the Europeans at least part of wha...

Big Pharma Wants Drug Patent Extensions

CP | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — As trade talks with Europe enter the final stretch, Canada's patent drug industry is making a final push to sell their brand of medicine to...