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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (the Canadian Lexpert Directory) profiles leading practitioners across Canada in over 60 practice areas and leading law firms in over 40 practice areas as identified via an extensive, annual peer survey.

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Biotechnology - Lexpert Practice Area Definition

Biotechnology law governs technology based on the use of living things. Subject matter requiring intellectual property protection may arise from many disciplines including biochemistry, microbiology, pharmacology, immunology, molecular biology and genetics. Biotechnology provides innovations applicable to agriculture, human and veterinary medicine, and environmental protection and remediation.

The biotechnology sector within Canada is a heavily regulated industry. Practice in this field is generally understood to include regulatory matters such as representation of clients before Agriculture Canada, Health Canada, the Plant Breeders' Rights Office and the Patent Office; development matters including contractual agreements relating to research and development, supply, consulting, co-packaging, funding, multiplication, field-testing, marketing and distribution; patent and plant breeders' rights protection; and trade-marks protection.


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