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Lunch & Law: Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


About this Event

Join us at our Lunch & Law to learn about the importance of intellectual property in a startup with lawyers from Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.

Who Are The Speakers?

Nathaniel is an intellectual property litigator. His practice focuses on contentious legal issues confronting innovation-intensive industries, with an emphasis on patent and regulatory issues facing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

Nathaniel has represented numerous companies in the life sciences, technology, energy and gaming industries in patent proceedings across Canada and pro hac vice in the United States. He has also litigated trade-mark, copyright, trade secret and other commercial matters. Nathaniel was lead counsel for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, in Canada’s only patent litigation involving claims to human genes, representing the hospital pro bono. He has also advocated on behalf of life sciences clients before numerous regulatory agencies in Canada and the United States on intellectual property, regulatory approval, pricing and reimbursement, and antitrust matters.

Sydney advises on intellectual property matters in corporate and commercial transactions, including licensing and acquisition, particularly in a variety of innovation-intensive industries and early-stage businesses. Sydney’s practice also includes trademark clearance, prosecution and opposition, litigation of infringement involving trademarks and copyright, brand strategy, and online arbitration of domain name disputes.

Sydney is currently a member of multiple committees of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, including the Licensing Community. Sydney has spoken and written about developments in trademarks and copyright law at length, including as co-author of a chapter in the 2019 edition of the Canadian Copyright/Industrial Designs Benchbook.




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