Life Sciences Law in Canada, 2nd Edition (Print + ProView online)

Adrienne Blanchard

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Solidify your understanding of life sciences law

A unique work in legal literature, Life Sciences Law in Canada, Second Edition provides a roadmap for protecting the intellectual property associated with life science products in Canada, as well as guidance on commercial and regulatory requirements relating to the marketing, advertising and commercialization of medicines, medical devices and natural health products. The primary legislation and regulations relevant to companies carrying on business in Canada in life sciences industries are addressed and explained.

Life Sciences Law in Canada, Second Edition details the patent and trade-mark laws available to protect products in this space, and the related enforcement mechanisms. Constraints on advertising and pricing in the field of pharmaceuticals are also addressed. This edition also includes new chapters on cannabis law, privacy law, and tax issues.

An indispensable resource for the practitioner, this title provides practical information to guide solutions to actual problems and real issues. Plain English explanations of complex legal regimes and comprehensive appendices provide all the information required at the readers’ fingertips.

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  1. Regulation of Products under the Food and Drugs Act
  2. Regulation of Products under the Cannabis Act
  3. Advertising of Life Sciences Products
  4. Pharmaceutical Pricing and Market Access
  5. International Trade Obligations - Intellectual property
  6. Patent Law
  7. Patent Enforcement
  8. Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations
  9. Data Protection
  10. Trademarks and Domain Names
  11. Product Liability
  12. Privacy
  13. Tax Issues for Life Science Companies



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Intellectual Property Law


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