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.

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.

•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
•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.

 
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GHI Found to Be Confusingly Similar to the Well-Known Mark GIA for Use in Association with Diamond Grading and Other Wares and Services
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, January 8, 2015
This is a dispute over the registration of the trademark GHI by Gemology Headquarters International, for use in association with diamond grading, the issuance of diamond grading certificates, education in the field of gemology and other wares and services in the field of gemology. The applicant,...

Motion for Summary Judgment Granted: Court Awards $15,000 in Damages, $13,000 in Costs
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, January 8, 2015
This was a motion for summary judgment claiming relief under the TrademarksAct for the infringement of the Plaintiff’s registered trademark NEW HOME LIVING arising from the Defendant’s unauthorized use of the trademark NEW HOME LIVING.

Motion for Summary Trial Granted: but Plaintiff’s Claim is Struck and its Trademark is Struck from the Register
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, January 8, 2015
This was a motion for summary trial relating to an alleged trademark infringement by the Defendant of the trademark LINGAYEN held by the Plaintiff. In response, the Defendant counter-claimed against the validity of the trademark’s registration. The LINGAYEN trademark covers Filipino food...

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Chantal Saunders

100 Queen Street, Suite 1100
OttawaON K1P 1J9




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