It’s official – the Canadian government has approved the changes to Canada’s pharmaceutical patent regime. On May 16, 2017, Bill C-30 (the act intended to implement CETA into Canadian law) received royal assent, the final stage of the legislative process.

Treaty/Act:        CETA/Bill C-30 (An Act to implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its Member States and to provide for certain other measures)

Date:                May 16, 2017 – Bill C-30 receives Royal Assent

What are the changes? As we reported, CETA and Bill C-30 provide key reforms to the Patent Continue Reading