Anita Nador Partner Member - Life Sciences Executive, Lead - Hungary team

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 1995 - Ontario

Notary Public: 1995 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-4643

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

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Anita Nador

Anita Nador is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office and a member of the firm's National Life Sciences Practice Group. She is a lawyer and registered patent agent in Canada and the United States, and a registered Canadian trademark agent.

Anita's practice focuses on strategic intellectual property, regulatory and commercialization planning, primarily in the life sciences and chemical areas, including pharmaceuticals, biologics, natural health products, agriculture, foods and medical devices. Her work encompasses all areas of intellectual property law, regulatory and compliance matters, including:

  • issues relating to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) [PM(NOC)] Regulations, and the Patented Medicines Prices Review Board [PMPRB]
  • reimbursement
  • advertising, marketing and labelling, such as matters involving the Pharmaceutical Advertising Advisory Board (PAAB), RX&D Code of Ethical Practices, and health care professionals' codes of conduct
  • privacy and access to information.

She also assists clients with related agreements, such as asset purchase, license, development, clinical trial, consulting, and master services agreements and has advised on many commercial transactions and financings.

Anita's clients include large international companies, and academic and research institutions, start-up companies and commercial investors and researchers. Before law school, she conducted research at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts and at Allelix Biopharmaceuticals in Mississauga, Ontario.

In recognition of her ability to add real value to her clients' business, Anita was a recipient of a 2016 Client Choice Award.

Anita also regularly speaks, teaches and writes on topics related to intellectual property, regulatory compliance and technology transfer issues. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto's Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation.

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  • 2019

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  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      December 2015
      Who's Who Legal: Canada 2015
    • Rankings & Awards
      September 2015
      The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016
    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2015
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015
    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2015
      Who's Who Legal: Patents 2015
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      September 2014
      The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015
    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2014
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014
  • 2013

    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2013
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013
  • 2012

    • Rankings & Awards
      July 2012
      Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012
  • 1999

    • Education
      Registered Patent & Trademark Agent, Canada
    • Education
      Registered Patent & Trademark Agent, United States
  • 1995

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Notary Public, Ontario
  • 1993

    • Education
      University of Toronto, LLB
  • 1986

    • Education
      Yale University, BA in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry