Joanna Myszka is a Partner at Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Montréal. She focuses primarily on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, share and asset sale transactions, and general corporate matters. She takes part in several aspects of managing the M&A process, from due diligence to transaction closing, including drafting and negotiating the purchase agreement and other transaction documents. In addition, Joanna advises companies on a wide range of commercial transactions involving information technology and intellectual property, including relating to the acquisition, licensing, development and disposition of intellectual property assets. She assists companies in the drafting and negotiating of license agreements, development agreements, implementation agreements and other technology-related agreements. Joanna also has an active life sciences practice and has worked for some of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies on a wide array of operational matters, including the drafting and negotiation of clinical trial agreements, product listing agreements and consulting and advisory board agreements as well as the establishment of patient support programs, among others. Joanna is fluent in French and English.