100 Queen St, Suite 1300, World Exchange Plaza, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 1995 (ON)
Partner and member of BLG's Intellectual Property Group. Practises in all areas of intellectual property law including prosecution and litigation of patents, trademarks, and copyrights, with a primary focus on the pharmaceutical patent litigation. Also has significant experience in pharmaceutical regulatory law and government relations for innovative pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries. Advocates before the Trademarks Opposition Board, the Patent Appeal Board, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, the Federal Courts, the Ontario Courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada. Frequent speaker on issues relating to intellectual property litigation, particularly in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology areas. Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. An appointed Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. Recognized in Chambers Canada, the IAM Patent 1000, and MIP IP Stars. Obtained LLB from the University of Victoria. Called to Ontario Bar in 1995. Registered Patent Agent in 1997.