Sofia Lopez Bancalari
Sofia Lopez Bancalari practises intellectual property law, with a focus on patent and trade-mark litigation.
She has been involved in numerous aspects of litigation before the Federal Court of Canada, including preparing examinations, conducting examinations, preparing pre-trial motion materials, closing arguments and legal briefs, and assisting lead counsel during court appearances. Her practice also extends to drafting agreements related to the commercialization of intellectual property assets.
Ms. Lopez Bancalari is a regular contributor to the firm’s French-language IP blog: Les Actifs Créatifs.
During her studies, Ms. Lopez Bancalari was a student law clerk to the Honourable Bernard Godbout of the Quebec Superior Court and served as a volunteer for Pro Bono Québec.
She participated in our client secondment program and worked in the legal department of a financial institution during the summer of 2013.
LL.B., Université Laval, 2013
B.A., McGill University, 2008
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
- Young Bar Association of Montréal (YBAM)
- Association littéraire et artistique internationale (Canada) (ALAI)
- Association des juristes pour l'avancement de la vie artistique (l'AJAVA)
The court granted Shire’s motion to partially consolidate an application pursuant to section 6 of the Regulations and an impeachment action with respect to the same patent. .
April 03, 2017
Apotex successfully brought a motion to strike Valeant’s application under section 6(5)(b) of the Regulations on the grounds that the application is an abuse of process or is otherwise scandalous and vexatious. In response.
December 19, 2016