Beecham Group Ltd. v. Horner Ltd., (1974) 1 N.R. 366 (FCA)

JudgeThurlow, J., MacKay, D.J.
CourtFederal Court of Appeal (Canada)
Case DateJanuary 09, 1974
JurisdictionCanada (Federal)
Citations(1974), 1 N.R. 366 (FCA)

Beecham Group Ltd. v. Horner Ltd. (1974), 1 N.R. 366 (FCA)

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Beecham Group Ltd. v. Frank W. Horner Ltd.

Indexed As: Beecham Group Ltd. v. Frank W. Horner Ltd.

Federal Court of Appeal

Thurlow, J., MacKay, D.J.

and Sweet, D.J.

January 9, 1974.

Summary:

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Patents of Invention - Topic 5514

Compulsory licenses - Food and medicine - Fixing of a royalty by commissioner pursuant to s. 41(4) of the Patent Act - The Federal Court of Appeal reviewed the decision of the commissioner and approved the considerations referred to by the commissioner.

Cases Noticed:

Merck & Co. Inc. v. S & U Chemicals Ltd. (1972), 4 C.P.R.(2d) 193, folld. [para. 4].

Statutes Noticed:

Patent Act, R.S.C. 1970, c. P-4, sect. 41(4) [para. 4].

Counsel:

C. Robinson, Q.C., for the appellant;

D.S. Johnson, Q.C., for the respondent;

D. Aylen, Q.C., for Intervenant.

The judgment of the court was delivered by THURLOW, J.

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  • Am. Home Products v. ICN Can., (1985) 61 N.R. 141 (FCA)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • July 3, 1985
    ...Chemicals of Canada, Ltd, 18 Fox Pat. Cases 125, refd to. [para. 16]. Beecham Group Ltd. v. Frank W. Horner Ltd. (1974), 13 C.P.R.(2d) 5; 1 N.R. 366, dist. [para. Merck & Co. Inc. v. S. & U. Chemicals Ltd. et al., 4 C.P.R.(2d) 193, dist. [para. 17]. Statutes Noticed: Patent Act, R.S......
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  • Am. Home Products v. ICN Can., (1985) 61 N.R. 141 (FCA)
    • Canada
    • Canada (Federal) Federal Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • July 3, 1985
    ...Chemicals of Canada, Ltd, 18 Fox Pat. Cases 125, refd to. [para. 16]. Beecham Group Ltd. v. Frank W. Horner Ltd. (1974), 13 C.P.R.(2d) 5; 1 N.R. 366, dist. [para. Merck & Co. Inc. v. S. & U. Chemicals Ltd. et al., 4 C.P.R.(2d) 193, dist. [para. 17]. Statutes Noticed: Patent Act, R.S......