Nova Chemicals Corp. v. Dow Chemical Co., 2022 SCC 43

JurisdictionFederal Jurisdiction (Canada)
JudgeWagner, Richard; Moldaver, Michael J.; Karakatsanis, Andromache; Côté, Suzanne; Brown, Russell; Rowe, Malcolm; Martin, Sheilah; Kasirer, Nicholas; Jamal, Mahmud
Citation2022 SCC 43
Docket Number39439
CourtSupreme Court (Canada)
Date18 November 2022
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21 practice notes
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Regulation of Drugs in Canada. The Food and Drugs act and Related Intellectual Property Regimes - 2024 Part II
    • December 22, 2023
    ...Health and Welfare) 1994, 75 FTR 111 (TD) ............................................... 14 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co, 2022 SCC 43 ...............................176 Novo Nordisk Canada Inc v Canada (Health), 2019 FC 822 ................53, 54, 220 322 The Regulation of Drugs i......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...253, 254, 710 Nottingham Building Society v Eurodynamics Systems, [1993] FSR 468 .......... 94 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Corp, 2022 SCC 43 ............................ 628 Nova Scotia (Attorney General) v Beaver (1985), 67 NSR (2d) 281, 18 DLR (4th) 287, 32 CCLT 170 (SCAD) ..............
  • Equitable Damages
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...has been recognized in the application of an accounting of proits, also an equitable remedy. See Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Corp , 2022 SCC 43 at para 49 for the majority and at para 89 for Côté J in dissent. 46 Cadbury Schweppes Inc v FBI Foods Ltd , [1999] 1 SCR 142 [ Cadbury Schw......
  • Patenting of Pharmaceutical Products
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Regulation of Drugs in Canada. The Food and Drugs act and Related Intellectual Property Regimes - 2024 Part II
    • December 22, 2023
    ...omitted]. 10 Free World Trust v Électro Santé Inc , 2000 SCC 66 at para 42. 11 Ibid at para 13. 12 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co , 2022 SCC 43 at para 43 [citations omitted]. he Patent Act is designed to encourage research and development. It does this through the “patent bargain”: ......
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6 cases
  • Greenblue Urban North America Inc. v. Deeproot Green Infrastructure, LLC, 2023 FCA 184
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • September 13, 2023
    ...costs approach endorsed by this Court in Nova Chemicals Corporation v. Dow Chemical Co., 2020 FCA 141, [2021] 1 F.C.R. 551, aff’d 2022 SCC 43 [Nova Chemicals (F.C.A.)]. The Supreme Court did not deal with the total costs issue (see Nova Chemicals SCC at para. 16). The Federal Court d......
  • Hapag-Lloyd Aktiengesellschaft v. Golden Trust Trading Inc., 2022 FC 1766
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • December 20, 2022
    ...Chemicals Corporation v Dow Chemical Company, 2020 FCA 141 at paragraphs 165–175, [2021] 1 FCR 551, affirmed on other grounds by 2022 SCC 43. [26] In this case, the breach is continuous. It is therefore appropriate to use the exchange rate as of the date of this judgment, which is 1.......
  • Steelhead Lng (Aslng) Ltd. v. Arc Resources Ltd., 2024 FCA 67
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • April 11, 2024
    ...to consider the patent bargain. [79] The patent bargain was described by the Supreme Court in Nova Chemicals Corp. v. Dow Chemical Co., 2022 SCC 43, [2022] S.C.J. No. 43 at para. The Patent Act is designed to encourage research and development. It does this through the “patent bargain”: an ......
  • IFP Technologies (Canada) Inc v EnCana Midstream and Marketing, 2022 ABKB 807
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • December 2, 2022
    ...Very recently, the Supreme Court of Canada allowed the appeal from the Federal Court’s decision in Nova (2022 SCC 43). While that decision was closely focused on the patent infringement context and I appreciate that the parties have not had the benefit of making submissions on it, I ......
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11 firm's commentaries
  • 2022 Year In Review: IP Litigation
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • March 7, 2023
    ...Accounting of Profits for Patent Infringement The Supreme Court of Canada issued its decision in Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co, 2022 SCC 43 which focused on the correct approach to quantifying accounting of profits for patent infringement. The Court articulated a three-step test to ......
  • Canadian Patent Law 2022: A Year In Review
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • January 16, 2023
    ...the Supreme Court even weighing in on the issue. Springboard profits are legally permissible In Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co, 2022 SCC 43, the Supreme Court affirmed the largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history. During the liability phase, the Federal Court fo......
  • Supreme Court Of Canada Affirms Record-setting $645M Patent Infringement Award In Dow v Nova
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • November 22, 2022
    ...and remains the largest reported Canadian patent infringement award in history. Broadly speaking, the Supreme Court's majority decision (2022 SCC 43) addresses the principles that should govern the calculation of a plaintiff's recovery under the accounting of profits remedy. The decision co......
  • Supreme Court Clarifies Accounting Of Profits Remedy In Patent Infringement Cases
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • December 5, 2022
    ...18, 2022, the Supreme Court of Canada ("SCC") released its decision in Nova Chemicals Corp. v. Dow Chemical Co. (2022 SCC 43). This decision upheld the largest monetary award to date in a Canadian patent infringement proceeding, and provided the SCC with an opportunity to clarify the framew......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Regulation of Drugs in Canada. The Food and Drugs act and Related Intellectual Property Regimes - 2024 Part II
    • December 22, 2023
    ...Health and Welfare) 1994, 75 FTR 111 (TD) ............................................... 14 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co, 2022 SCC 43 ...............................176 Novo Nordisk Canada Inc v Canada (Health), 2019 FC 822 ................53, 54, 220 322 The Regulation of Drugs i......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...253, 254, 710 Nottingham Building Society v Eurodynamics Systems, [1993] FSR 468 .......... 94 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Corp, 2022 SCC 43 ............................ 628 Nova Scotia (Attorney General) v Beaver (1985), 67 NSR (2d) 281, 18 DLR (4th) 287, 32 CCLT 170 (SCAD) ..............
  • Equitable Damages
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Equitable Remedies - Third edition
    • November 18, 2023
    ...has been recognized in the application of an accounting of proits, also an equitable remedy. See Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Corp , 2022 SCC 43 at para 49 for the majority and at para 89 for Côté J in dissent. 46 Cadbury Schweppes Inc v FBI Foods Ltd , [1999] 1 SCR 142 [ Cadbury Schw......
  • Patenting of Pharmaceutical Products
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Regulation of Drugs in Canada. The Food and Drugs act and Related Intellectual Property Regimes - 2024 Part II
    • December 22, 2023
    ...omitted]. 10 Free World Trust v Électro Santé Inc , 2000 SCC 66 at para 42. 11 Ibid at para 13. 12 Nova Chemicals Corp v Dow Chemical Co , 2022 SCC 43 at para 43 [citations omitted]. he Patent Act is designed to encourage research and development. It does this through the “patent bargain”: ......

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