Natalia Thawe Associate Lawyer and Patent Agent


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2018 - Ontario


Primary office:  Toronto


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Natalia Thawe

Natalia Thawe is an associate lawyer and registered patent agent in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, working in the Intellectual Property (IP) Group. She practises primarily in the area of patent litigation and patent prosecution, and also has experience in industrial design and trademark litigation matters. She has technical experience in the areas of biochemistry, pharmaceuticals, molecular biology, molecular genetics and chemistry.

Natalia has worked with a variety of clients on IP matters, including patent infringement actions, patent impeachment actions and proceedings under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Her litigation and enforcement experience spans industries – including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and computer software. She has appeared before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.

Natalia earned her JD program from Osgoode Hall Law School. Prior to law school, she worked as a clinical research coordinator 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. During her undergraduate studies, Natalia specialized in biochemistry.

Natalia has previously volunteered and worked at the Office of Technology Transfer and Industrial Liaison at Mount Sinai Hospital. Her work focused on, among other things, drafting clinical study agreements and institutional policies and guidelines related to clinical studies and commercialization of IP.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2022

  • 2019

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

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2018
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      Osgoode Hall Law School, JD
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
       2014
      Bogoroch & Associates Entrance Scholarship, Osgoode Hall Law School
  • 2012

    • Education
       2012
      University of Toronto, M.Sc.
  • 2010

    • Rankings & Awards
       2010
      Frederick Banting and Charles Best Canada Graduate Scholarship, Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR)
  • 2009

    • Education
       2009
      University of Toronto, B.Sc. (Hons)
  • 2008

    • Rankings & Awards
       2008
      Life Science Research Award, University of Toronto
  • 2006

    • Rankings & Awards
       2006
      Trinity College Chancellor's Scholarship, University of Toronto
  • 2005

    • Rankings & Awards
       2005
      Trinity College Admission Scholarship, University of Toronto
    • Rankings & Awards
       2005
      Dean's List, University of Toronto

Presentations:

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

Publications:

  • 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.