Nancy Pei - Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh

Nancy Pei

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2015
Phone: 416-593-5514

Nancy Pei is a partner in Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh's Toronto office where she practises exclusively in the field of pharmaceuticals. She has over a decade of experience with pharmaceutical patent and related litigation and in providing regulatory advice to clients operating in this industry.

Nancy represents innovative pharmaceutical companies in litigation relating to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and in patent infringement actions. She has represented clients before the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and in opposition proceedings before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. She also provides advice on matters relating to patent listing, data protection, the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board, and access to information requests. Nancy’s hands-on experience as a pharmacist coupled with the expertise gained through her highly focussed yet diverse practice afford her a unique position in examining broader patenting and regulatory issues of importance to innovative pharmaceutical clients.

Nancy has been the editor of Rx IP Update, the firm's monthly pharmaceutical intellectual property and regulatory newsletter, since its inception in 2001. She is also an editor of IP Update — Canada, the firm's intellectual property law bulletin.

Additional Information

  • Registered Trademark Agent 1998
  • Registered Patent Agent 2004
  • Registered Pharmacist (Ontario College of Pharmacists)
  • University of TorontoUniversity of TorontoLL.B 1995
    Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

    Office Location

    1100-150 York Street
    Toronto, ON M5H 3S5

    Practice Areas

    Biotechnology Law
    Intellectual Property Law