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Life Sciences Law in Canada, 2nd Edition (Print + ProView online)
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Solidify your understanding of life sciences law

Life Sciences Law in Canada, Second Edition provides a tool for navigating the intellectual property and commercial issues associated with medicines, medical devices and natural health products in Canada.

The myriad of legislation and regulation applicable to companies carrying on business in Canada in the life sciences, be they major, established pharmaceutical companies or small, fledgling start-ups is examined.

This publication contains plain language explanations of essential regulatory requirements affecting the marketing of drugs, medical devices and natural health products, including complex drug, medical device and natural health product legislation.

Patent and trademark laws available for the protection of life science products are explored, as well as:

  • Available IP enforcement mechanisms
  • Constraints on advertising and pricing in the field of pharmaceuticals
  • Business issues including tax incentives relating to scientific research and development
  • Relevant international trade obligations that concern the life sciences industry

Also available as an eLooseleaf on ProView with an integrated search option for WestlawNext Canada subscribers. See all available titles

About the Author

Adrienne Blanchard has over 20 years experience including in national and global IP practices.  In 2015, she founded Blanchard Law, a law practice dedicated to serving the interests of companies in the life sciences, food, and consumer products industries, with a focus on regulatory, IP and commercial matters.

Her experience includes advising on life sciences regulatory compliance as well as negotiating product distribution and other agreements. She represents clients in matters and before various regulatory bodies including Health Canada, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.