Chantal Saunders: Lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Chantal Saunders

Partner
Ottawa,  ON  Canada
Phone613.369.4783

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Experience & Credentials
 

Practice Areas

  • Intellectual Property Litigation
  • Life Sciences
  • Patents
  • Healthcare Intellectual Property Protection and Commercialization
 
University Queen's University, B.Sc., Hons., 1997
 
Law SchoolDalhousie University, LL.B., 2001
 
Admitted2002, Ontario; registered Patent Agent
 
Memberships 

Professional Involvement

•Member, Canadian Bar Association; Chair, Newsletter Committee, National Intellectual Property Section
•Member, County of Carleton Law Association
•Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Litigation Committee, Emerging Issues Committee and Legislation Committee
•Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
•Member, American Bar Association

 
Biography

Executive Summary

Chantal Saunders specializes in intellectual property, with an emphasis on patent litigation and particularly pharmaceutical litigation under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. She is a lawyer and registered patent agent in the Ottawa office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. Her practice also involves copyright and trade-mark infringement litigation, and Access to Information Act matters. She has appeared before the Federal Courts on patent, trade-mark and copyright matters. Chantal also advises clients with respect to data protection, and issues arising in respect of the Patent Register, and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.

Representative Work

•Appeared before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal.
•Acting as counsel for innovator companies in proceedings brought pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.
•Acting as counsel in patent infringement and patent impeachment actions.
•Acting as counsel in trademark infringement and expungement proceedings.
•Acting as counsel in a copyright infringement action.
•Acting as counsel for innovator companies in judicial review proceedings relating to listing of patents on the Patent Register.
•Advising clients with respect to data protection, listing patents on the Patent Register and reporting patents to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.

Publications & Presentations

Chantal is a frequent blogger on the “ BLG Not-for-Profit and Charity Law in Canada Blog ”. This Blog is intended to be of value to anyone in Canada who has any involvement with Not-For-Profit Organizations or Charities.
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•Contributing Author and Co-Editor, BLG's Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin.
•Co-Author, Court Guidance Needed Under Sound Prediction Doctrine, Drug Development & Outsourcing Guide 2015, Contact Canada (with Beverley Moore).
•Author, Examinations for Discovery, Intellectual Property Disputes: Resolutions and Remedies, Carswell, 2003-present (with Kevin LaRoche; 2012 supplement).
•Co- Author, Sound Prediction in Canada: The Promise is Still Important, Drug Development & Outsourcing Guide 2014, Contact Canada (with Beverley Moore).
•Author, Changing Standards Re Patent Utility Problematic for Industry, Drug Development & Outsourcing Guide 2012, Contact Canada.
•Contributing Editor, Canadian Food and Drug Legislation & Commentary, 2012 Edition, LexisNexis Canada, 2011.
•Author, Sufficiency of Disclosure and Sound Prediction Requirements in Canada, IPO Committee Newsletter, August 2011 (with Beverley Moore).
•Author, The Canadian Biotechnology Public Policy Agenda, Biotechnology Focus, September 2011 (with Beverley Moore and Jeffrey Graham).
•Contributing Author, Life Sciences & Chemical Patent Practice in Canada: A Practical Guide, 3rd edition, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, 2011, available free of charge at www.blgbooks.com.

Rankings & Recognitions

•S elected by peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Intellectual Property Law).

 
Reported CasesRepresentative Work; Appeared before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. Acting as counsel for innovator companies in proceedings brought pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Acting as counsel in patent infringement and patent impeachment actions. Acting as counsel in trademark infringement and expungement proceedings. Acting as counsel in a copyright infringement action. Acting as counsel for innovator companies in judicial review proceedings relating to listing of patents on the Patent Register. Advising clients with respect to data protection, listing patents on the Patent Register and reporting patents to the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board.
 
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Leave to Intervene Denied on the Basis of No Additional Insight and Delay
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, June 23, 2015
This was a motion by Canada’s Research-Based Pharmaceutical Companies (Rx&D) for leave to intervene in the appeal of a decision relating to eligibility for listing of a patent. Rx&D argued that the decision of the Court of Appeal could affect the listing of a number of patents on the Patent...

Court of Appeal Raises Issues of Construction and Medical Treatment That Should Be Considered by a Higher Court in Future Cases
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, June 1, 2015
Both Bayer and Cobalt appealed from the Court’s judgment. Both appeals were addressed by the Court of Appeal in this decision.

Interlocutory Injunction Against Use of OMEGARED Upheld on Appeal
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, June 1, 2015
The Federal Court of Appeal has upheld an interlocutory injunction awarded in a trademark proceeding (2015 FC 215, unreported), with a small variance to provide 30 days to comply, rather than forthwith. The injunction prohibits Jamieson from using the word OMEGARED and mandates the recall of...

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Chantal Saunders

100 Queen Street, Suite 1100
OttawaON K1P 1J9




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