Life sciences

Our patent agents, chemists, biochemists, biologists and lawyers in our life sciences practice group are well versed in patentability and landscape searches, patent technology research, patent drafting, industrial design and trademark and copyright applications. They also provide opinions on patent validity and infringement in the various areas of life sciences. The lawyers in this group draft and negotiate specialized commercial agreements pertaining to research and development, joint ventures, consortiums, licensing and financing. They have substantial experience drafting and negotiating agreements that are typically required by companies in this field as well as advising clients with respect to litigation matters.

The combination of strong scientific and industry experience of our professionals allows us to advise academic institutions as well as Canadian and multinational companies in several fields, including chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology and immunology. In addition to rendering key opinions the creation of exhaustive intellectual property portfolios, they offer their expertise as part of the assessment process associated with the transfer, acquisition and financing of biotechnological and pharmaceutical businesses.

Our professionals in Life Sciences

LAWYER(S)

TRADEMARK AGENT(S)

PATENT AGENT(S) AND TECHNICAL ADVISOR

  • Nancy Barriault

    Nancy Barriault

    M.Sc., Chemistry and Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States, Partner
  • Michel Bélanger

    Michel Bélanger

    Chemist and Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States
  • Laurence Bourget-Merle

    Laurence Bourget-Merle

    Ph.D., Chemistry and Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States
  • Laurence Danis

    Laurence Danis

    Ph.D., Chemistry and Technical Advisor (Patents)
  • Marielle Doyon

    Marielle Doyon

    Ph.D., Pharmacology, Junior Engineer and Patent Agent, Partner
  • Mélissa Dumartin

    Mélissa Dumartin

    Ph.D. Chemistry, Technical Advisor (Patents)
  • Stacey Dunn

    Stacey Dunn

    Lawyer and Patent Agent
  • Danièle Ethier

    Danièle Ethier

    Biochemist and Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States, Partner
  • Charles Goyer

    Charles Goyer

    Ph. D., Biochemistry, Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States, Business development and Senior Counsel
  • Marine Keraron

    Marine Keraron

    M. Sc. A., chemical engineering, Engineer and Patent Agent