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08 August 2018
Health Canada recently issued updated guidance on the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) (PMNOC) Regulations reflecting the 21 September 2017 amendments (for further details please see "Publication of final regulations on patent linkage and term restoration relating to CETA"). The guidance, which became effective on 11 May 2018, reflects existing administrative practices – for example, replacing references to 'patent hold' with Health Canada's preferred term, 'intellectual property hold'.
Further revisions include the introduction of:
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