Alexander Camenzind Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2017 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Alexander Camenzind

Alex Camenzind is a lawyer in the Intellectual Property Department of Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Alex practises primarily in the area of intellectual property litigation, assisting clients with patent, trademark and copyright matters.

Alex works with a variety of clients to protect, enforce, and defend their intellectual property rights across a range of industries. In addition to infringement and impeachment actions under the Patent Act, he works closely with clients under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

Alex also works with pharmaceutical clients to assist with their regulatory requirements. By providing access to Health Canada’s Data Protection provisions; listing patents on the Patent Register to take advantage of the PM(NOC) Regulations; and filing patent term extensions through Certificates of Supplementary Protection (CSPs), Alex assists clients in extending and enhancing their IP rights. He also advises clients on their reporting requirements for the Patented Medicines Pricing Review Board (PMPRB). In the event of a negative regulatory decision on these issues, Alex works with clients to protect their interests by way of judicial review.

Before joining Gowling WLG, Alex worked as a researcher with the University of Victoria’s biochemistry department. His work focused on developing new techniques in the area of proteomics and mass spectrometry. Working with researchers from across North America, Alex analyzed disease biomarkers and developed techniques to improve early disease detection. Alex’s work resulted in a number of publications and presentations at conferences.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2016

    • Education
      University of Alberta, JD
  • 2010

    • Education
      University of Victoria, BSc (Hons) Biochemistry and Microbiology