Natalia Thawe Associate Patent Agent

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2018 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Natalia Thawe

Natalia Thawe is a registered patent agent and associate lawyer in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, working in the Intellectual Property Group. Her technical areas of expertise include biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, molecular genetics, and chemistry.

Natalia earned her JD program from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to law school, she worked as a clinical research co-ordinator in the gastroenterology department at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.

Natalia holds a master of science in molecular genetics from the University of Toronto, with a focus on virology and molecular biology. Her graduate studies culminated with a peer-reviewed publication in the Journal of Virology. During her undergraduate studies, Natalia specialized in biochemistry.   

Natalia has volunteered at the Office of Technology Transfer and Industrial Liaison at Mount Sinai Hospital, and at the Community Legal Aid Services Programme at Osgoode Hall Law School.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2019

    • Career
      August 2019
      Registered Patent Agent, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • 2018

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2017

    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Bogoroch & Associates Entrance Scholarship, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • 2012

    • Education
      University of Toronto, M.Sc.
  • 2010

    • Rankings & Awards
      Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
  • 2009

    • Education
      University of Toronto, B.Sc. (Hons)
  • 2008

    • Rankings & Awards
      Life Science Research Award, University of Toronto
  • 2006

    • Rankings & Awards
      Trinity College Chancellor’s Scholarship, University of Toronto
  • 2005

    • Rankings & Awards
      Dean’s List, University of Toronto
    • Rankings & Awards
      Trinity College Admission Scholarship, University of Toronto


  • “Unconscious Bias in the Profession,” CCLA Annual Institute of Family Law, Montebello, QC, April 2019


  • Sivachandran N., Thawe N., Frappier L., 2011, Epstein-Barr virus nuclear antigen 1 replication and segregation functions in nasopharyngeal carcinoma cell lines. J Virol. 85:10425-30.