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

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

Life Sciences Law in Canada, Second Edition explains in detail, the patent and trademark 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. It uses simple English explanations of complex legal regimes and comprehensive appendices to ensure the availability of all the information required at the readers fingertips.

This current edition includes:

  • New chapters on Cannabis Law, Privacy Law, and Tax Issues
  • An indispensable resource for the practitioner, this edition provides practical information to guide solutions to actual problems and real issues
  • Regulation of Products under the Food and Drugs Act
  • Regulation of Products under the Cannabis Act
  • Advertising of life sciences products
  • Pharmaceutical pricing and market access
  • International Trade Obligations Intellectual property
  • Patent law
  • Patent enforcement
  • Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations
  • Data protection
  • Trademarks and domain names
  • Product liability
  • Privacy
  • Tax issues for life science companies
  • Appendices
  • Index

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