The Court recently translated a decision from April regarding a motion to amend a statement of claim and a motion to bifurcate in an impeachment proceeding. The Court granted the motion to amend and denied the motion for bifurcation.
 
The proposed amendments sought to add a new party (the proposed supplier of Apotex’ active pharmaceutical ingredient) to the claim. The Court held that it is in the interest of justice in ensuring efficient use of judicial resources and avoiding a multiplicity of pleadings and the risk of contradictory judgments that this amendment be permitted. (...)

type Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin - Week of July 30, 2012 (en anglais)