Nancy Pei

Partner at Smart & Biggar

Nancy Pei is a partner in Smart & Biggar’s Toronto office. With hands-on experience as a pharmacist and over 20 years of patent litigation expertise, Ms Pei has established a successful IP practice focused exclusively in the field of life sciences, including pharmaceuticals and biologics.

As a patent litigator, Ms Pei advocates on behalf of innovative life sciences companies in cases concerning the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, in patent infringement/impeachment actions, Section 8 cases, related quantification reference proceedings and judicial review applications. She 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 also 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.

Ms Pei has been named one of Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP and is listed annually in Benchmark Canada, Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, LMG Life Sciences, The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, The Canadian Legal LEXPERT Directory and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Patents.

Ms Pei is a registered patent and trademark agent and is registered with the Ontario College of Pharmacists. She speaks and publishes regularly on topics concerning life sciences patents and is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and a member of The Advocates’ Society.

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Smart & Biggar
150 York Street
Suite 1100
Toronto ON M5H 3S5

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