Chantal Saunders: Lawyer with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Chantal Saunders

Ottawa,  ON  Canada

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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

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.

Publication & Presentation

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).

· 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

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


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Federal Court Overturns Prothonotary’s Order Striking Paragraphs from Defence
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, October 21, 2014
This was a motion appealing the order of a prothonotary in the context of a patent infringement case. In the order appealed from, the Prothonotary granted the Plaintiffs’ motion and struck a number of paragraphs (and portions thereof) from the Defendants’ Amended Statement of Defence...

Court of Appeal Dismisses Motions for (1) Leave to Present Evidence on Appeal, and (2) to have the Appeal Book Prepared by the Administrator
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, October 8, 2014
Medos Services Corporation Marathon Medical Inc. and Alexander Vlasseros (collectively the “Appellants”) appealed the judgement of the Federal Court upholding the decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks to expunge a trade-mark for non-use. In this proceeding, the Federal Court of...

18-Year Old Official Mark Quashed For Not Being A “Public Authority”
Adrian J. Howard,Beverley Moore,Chantal Saunders,Ryan Steeves, September 15, 2014
TCC holdings sought judicial review of a decision of the Registrar of Trade-marks to publish the adoption of the use by the Families as Support Teams Society of the official mark F A S T on May 1, 1996.

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Chantal Saunders

100 Queen Street, Suite 1100
OttawaON K1P 1J9


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