Gladys Osien Associate

Speaks:  English, French

Year of Call: 2020 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-233-1781 Ext 57660

Fax: +1 613-563-9869


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Gladys Osien

Gladys Osien is an associate in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Business Law Group. She is a member of the Advertising and Product Regulatory team. Her practice focuses on product regulatory law in relation to food, drugs, natural health products, cosmetics, medical devices and other consumer products.

Gladys' experience includes assessing health claims against scientific evidence, communicating various regulatory and licensing pathways, as well as reviewing product labels. She has also provided assistance with drafting Preventative Control Plans (PCPs), developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), drafting Novelty Determination Information requests and preparing Temporary Marketing Authorization (TMA) submissions.

Gladys completed her law degree at the University of Ottawa. During her studies, she wrote and researched extensively on the constitutionality of restricting the advertising of cannabis products on social media.

Prior to law school, Gladys obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Pharmacology and a Master of Science in Experimental Medicine. Her research focused on measuring drug safety and assessing the effectiveness of pharmaceutical drugs on desired health outcomes. She often draws from her science education and experience to assist on matters relating to natural health products and cosmetics.

Gladys serves clients in French and English.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2020

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2019

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD
  • 2015

    • Education
      McGill University, MSc in Experimental Medicine
  • 2014

    • Career
      Canadian Institute for Health Information, Senior Analyst
  • 2012

    • Career
      Centre for Genomics and Policy, Graduate Research Assistant
  • 2011

    • Education
      McMaster University, H. BSc, Biology and Pharmacology
    • Career
      World Health Organization in the Essential Medicines and Health Products Department, Intern
    • Career
      Centre for the Evaluation of Medicine and McMaster Family Medicine, Research Assistant
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