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Patent star 2020/21
Patent strategy & counseling
Nancy Pei is a partner in Smart & Biggar's Toronto office. She practises exclusively in the field of life sciences.
Nancy has 20 years of experience with pharmaceutical patent and related litigation and in providing regulatory advice to clients operating in this industry. She represents innovative pharmaceutical companies in litigation under to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and in patent infringement actions.
Nancy has represented clients before the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. She provides advice on matters relating to patent listing, data protection, Certificates of Supplementary Protection, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, and access to information requests.
Nancy was listed in the 2016 and 2017 editions of Euromoney's Expert Guides: Women in Business Law as a leading Life Sciences female legal practitioner, the 2017 and 2018 editions of Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences, The Best Lawyers in Canada, LMG Life Sciences, The Canadian Legal LEXPERT® Directory and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Patents. Nancy is a Fellow of IPIC.
BSc (Pharmacy); LLB (1995). Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Registered Pharmacist (Ontario College of Pharmacists). Called to the Ontario Bar in 1997.
Last updated 1st June 2018