Janet Grove - Bull, Housser & Tupper LLP

Janet Grove

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2013
Phone: 604-641-4824

Janet is a partner in the Technology, Health Care and Business Law Groups. Janet has worked both in private practice and as in-house counsel within the biopharmaceutical industry. Janet advises on license and research and development relationships in the biotechnology, IT and cleantech industries and regularly advises health care authorities, hospitals and research institutions throughout B.C. on various health care related commercial arrangements. Janet Grove is a partner in Bull Housser’s Technology, Health Care and Business Law Groups. Janet is experienced with complex license, research and development, service and collaboration agreements in the technology sector, focusing on the biotechnology, IT and clean-tech industries. Janet also regularly advises health care authorities, hospitals and research institutions throughout BC on contracts related to the provision of various medical services, collaborative care arrangements, clinical trials or research programs.

Janet has a broad and in-depth understanding of both the legal and business aspects of the technology sector. Janet originally joined Bull Housser in 1992 focusing on business and technology transactions.  In 2000, Janet moved to QLT Inc., a global biopharmaceutical company listed on the TSX and NASDAQ.  Prior to rejoining Bull Housser in 2008, Janet held the position of Vice-President and Corporate Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Business Ethics Officer of QLT. During her years at QLT, Janet provided legal advice to the board and management of QLT on all aspects of QLT's business, including corporate and technology acquisitions and divestitures, issues related to research, clinical and pharmaceutical manufacturing projects and agreements.  During her years at QLT, Janet was also Senior Director of Corporate Development and so gained experience from both a business and legal perspective in sourcing and negotiating technology transactions.

Janet received her Bachelor of Laws degree from the University of Victoria. Prior to receiving her law degree, Janet received her Bachelor of Science majoring in biochemistry and worked in research laboratories at both the University of Victoria and the Institute of Parasitology at McGill University in the areas of protein biochemistry and immunology.

University of VictoriaBSc 1989University of VictoriaLL.B 1992
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Office Location

1800 - 510 West Georgia Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 0M3

Practice Areas

Biotechnology Law
Corporate Law