Adrian J. Howard: Lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Adrian J. Howard

Ottawa,  ON  Canada

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Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Patents
  • Life Sciences
  • Trade-marks
  • Healthcare Intellectual Property Protection and Commercialization
University Brock University, B.Sc., Honours, 1998
Law SchoolUniversity of Ottawa, LL.B., 2009
Admitted2010, Ontario

Executive Summary

Adrian Howard is a lawyer and an associate in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. He obtained a B.Sc. from Brock University (Honours) in 1998, an LLB from the University of Ottawa in 2009 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010.

Professional Experience

· Has appeared before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court and Ontario Small Claims Court.

· Has participated in patent infringement and impeachment actions, applications pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, section 8 proceedings, and judicial reviews of decisions made by the Minister of Health and the Commissioner of Patents.

Professional Involvement

· Member, Canadian Bar Association

· Member, Ontario Bar Association


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Alberta Court Has Jurisdiction to Hear a Claim for Copyright Infringement after Materials are Sent from Newfoundland and Labrador to Alberta
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, March 6, 2015
Geophyical Service Incorporated (GSI) commenced an action that includes a claim for copyright infringement. GSI claims all IP rights in the data it gathers and markets to oil and gas exploration companies. Some of the data GSI collects must go to the National Energy Board (NEB) who can, after a...

Court Finds Claims Do Not Cover Method of Medical Treatment, Orders that they Issue
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, March 6, 2015
In this decision, Abbvie brought a judicial review of a decision of the Commissioner of Patents refusing to issue its patent. The issue was whether the claims were directed to a method of medical treatment. The Court disagreed, held that the claims were patentable, and directed that they be allowed.

Court Refused to Grant Protective Order Covering NOA
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, March 6, 2015
In the context of a proceeding brought pursuant to the NOC Regulations, Mylan sought a confidentiality that would allow it to designate portions of its Notice of Allegation (NOA) as confidential and shield it from public disclosure.

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Adrian J. Howard

100 Queen Street, Suite 1100
OttawaON K1P 1J9


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