Daphne Lainson


Smart & Biggar/ Fetherstonhaugh

Daphne Lainson is a partner at Smart & Biggar’s Ottawa office. She specialises in securing patent protection for chemical, pharmaceutical and biotechnology-related inventions. She also provides advice to clients on pharmaceutical regulatory law. This includes providing strategic advice during patent prosecution and following patent grant for both pharmaceuticals and biologics. She is called on to advise innovative pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical companies in matters relating to data protection, the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board. She is a lawyer and a qualified patent and trademark agent, and holds an advanced degree in chemistry. She has been assisting clients with securing patent protection for their innovations for over 15 years.