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

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.

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.
•Contributing Author and Co-Editor, BLG's Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin.
•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
•Selected by peers for inclusion in the 2015 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Intellectual Property Law).

Publications
•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.
•Contributing Author and Co-Editor, BLG's Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin.
•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.

 
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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Questions Ordered to be Answered on Appeal, and No Decision on Bifurcation Until After Plaintiff Makes Election of Damages or Profits
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, April 29, 2015
This is a trademark case regarding the plaintiff’s YELLOW TAIL & KANGAROO DESIGN. Constellation Brands brought two interlocutory motions before the Federal Court. First was an appeal from an order (2015 CF 263) requiring its representative to answer certain questions put to him on...

Formulation Patent Found Not to be Infringed as a Redacted Excipient Was Not a “Pentahydric or Hexahydric Alcohol”
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, April 28, 2015
Apotex has successfully alleged that Teva’s patent to “Stable Compositions Containing [Rasagiline]” will not be infringed by Apotex’s use of a formulation containing an excipient that is not a “pentahydric or hexahydric alcohol”. The specific identity of the...

No Likelihood of Confusion Found for VALENTINE SECRET Application
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders, April 28, 2015
Eclectic Edge sought to register four marks based on use in Singapore and on proposed use in Canada. Each was refused by the Registrar. The four applications concerned VALENTINE SECRET, VALENTINE SECRET & DESIGN, VALENTINE SECRET LINGERIE & DESIGN and VS A SECRET THAT WOMEN LOVE &...

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Chantal Saunders

100 Queen Street, Suite 1100
OttawaON K1P 1J9




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