Partner at Gilbert’s LLP
Nisha Anand is a partner at Gilbert’s LLP, a Toronto-based IP litigation boutique firm.
Ms Anand has represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court and Federal Court of Canada in matters related to all aspects of intellectual property. Her practice focuses primarily on patent litigation related to various areas of technology, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and mechanical inventions. Ms Anand is a strategic, creative and fearless advocate who offers her clients comprehensive advice on Canadian and multi-jurisdictional litigation.
A scientist-turned-litigator, Ms Anand completed a PhD in molecular biology, genetics and cancer at McMaster University prior to obtaining her law degree at the University of Toronto. She has since taken a particular interest in biologic drugs and the pharmaceutical industry as a lawyer. In addition to patent litigation in the pharmaceutical space, she has also advised pharmaceutical clients on IP and litigation strategy, and on regulatory matters with Health Canada.
Ms Anand is also active in the local legal community. She is co-chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s diversity and inclusion committee, a board member of Neighbourhood Legal Services, a local community legal clinic, and a frequent volunteer in the legal community judging moots, where she coaches mooters and mentors young lawyers.