April 23, 2015

Patent-holders can be sued for more than 100 per cent of damages: SCC

Andrew Skodyn is quoted in Canadian Lawyer's Legal Feeds Blog on April 23, 2015 in relation to the recent decision in Sanofi-Aventis v. Apotex and its legal implications.

"Imagine being sued separately by multiple plaintiffs for claims that, together, would be mutually exclusive — like offences that would require you to be in many places at once. Even if you committed a single offence, only one would be physically possible.

Now, imagine losing all these cases and having to pay three or four times what the maximum damage could have been..."