- Represented Visualsonics, a Toronto-based company with high-frequency ultrasound technology, in its
The Davis LLP Life Sciences Practice Group has in-depth knowledge of the Life Sciences industry and the complex legal challenges it faces.
We represent a variety of clients in the pharmaceutical (human and veterinarian), biotechnology, medical device, natural health product, pesticide and cosmetic sectors, ranging from individuals and start-ups to large multinational corporations, industry associations and governmental organizations.
From product conceptualization and development, to manufacturing, sale, marketing, distribution and licensing, members of Davis LLP’s Life Sciences Practice Group have extensive experience assisting both domestic and foreign clients at every stage of the product life cycle. In addition, as a leading full-service firm, the Davis LLP Life Sciences Group has the support of a wide diversity of legal expertise in various other specialties.
Members of our Life Sciences Practice Group write and lecture extensively and have additional technical training, including at a graduate level. They have also been recognized as leading lawyers by notable publications, such as The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Best Lawyers in Canada, Benchmark Canada, Who’s Who Legal, and LMG Life Sciences.
Life Sciences - Intellectual Property
The Davis LLP Life Sciences Practice Group has extensive experience in assisting the Life Sciences industry obtain, protect and commercialize intellectual property. We offer a significant advantage through a unique combination of technical expertise and innovative approaches.
With respect to the Life Sciences industry, our IP Group’s activities include the following:
We have acquired a high level of expertise over many years of handling a variety of challenging and sophisticated cases. Members of the Davis LLP Life Sciences Practice Group have scientific training, including advanced degrees in chemical engineering and pharmacology, and are registered patent and trade-mark agents.
Life Sciences - Regulatory
The Davis LLP Life Sciences Practice Group has extensive experience in assisting the Life Sciences industry navigate the regulatory requirements imposed at both the federal and provincial levels.
We work with clients in advancing products from concept to market, and have experience advising clients on the following:
Members of our Life Sciences Practice Group have advocated on behalf of clients before various Directorates, Inspectorates, Offices and Bureaux of Health Canada, including the Therapeutic Products Directorate, Medical Devices Bureau, Office of Clinical Trials, Natural Health Products Directorate, Food Directorate and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. In addition, we have extensive experience in judicial review of decisions of these agencies.
Members of our team have been specifically acknowledged for excellence in life sciences regulatory by LMG Life Sciences, and write and speak extensively on regulatory matters touching the Life Sciences industry.
Life Sciences - Corporate / Commercial
The Davis LLP Life Sciences Practice Group has extensive experience in providing corporate and commercial advice to the Life Sciences industry, including the following. We have advised clients on:
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Best Lawyers in Canada, 2014
LMG Life Science Star, 2013 (Noam Goodman and Sara Zborovski)