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Laura Weinrib

Laura Weinrib
Laura Weinrib Partner | Toronto
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  • Drafting and negotiating Canadian clinical trial agreements for a major pharmaceutical company and a major medical devices company

  • Working with a food products company on the reformulation of its Canadian products and related product and health claims

  • Assisting consumer products companies with their Canadian promotions and sales claims

  • Reviewing new Canadian packaging for a multinational food products company

  • Reviewing a pharmaceutical company's third party agreements for healthcare compliance issues following a new product acquisition and drafting revised agreements

  • Advising consumer product companies in relation to incident reporting requirements and assisting with Canadian product recalls

Awards & Recognition
  • Euromoney's Life Sciences Expert Guide 2019 (Regulatory)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Advertising and Marketing)

Publications
Professional Appearances
  • Speaker: Influencer Marketing
    Competition Law Section, Canadian Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, November 22, 2018.
  • Moderator: Marketing & Intellectual Property Panel
    Blakes Cannabis Summit, Toronto, Ontario, October 23, 2018.
  • Speaker: Compliance with Food Safety Regulations
    Preparing For Cannabis Edibles Conference, Infonex, Toronto, Ontario, October 2-3, 2018.
  • Co-speaker: Medical Cannabis 2030
    Blakes Cannabis Roundtable, Blakes Business Class Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, May 17, 2018.
  • Co-speaker: Top 10 Regulatory Update
    Legal Issues and Trends for the Life Sciences Industry, Blakes Business Class Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, November 15, 2017.
Media Activities
  • Speaker: Entering the COVID-19 Marketplace: Proceed with Care
    The Blakes Continuity Podcast, Episode 8, June 19, 2020.
  • Speaker: Price Gouging and Deceptive Marketing Claims in the Time of COVID-19 Teleconference
    Competition Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association, Toronto, Ontario, April 23, 2020.
  • Quoted: Real estate used by pharmaceutical companies are a natural home for new cannabis businesses
    Article by Aidan Macnab, Canadian Lawyer, November 5, 2019.
  • Speaker: Influencer Marketing Hot-Button Topics in Intellectual Property Law
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Toronto, Ontario, June 12, 2019.
  • Quoted: From farm gate to dinner plate
    Article by Carolyn Cooper, Canadian Lawyer, April 1, 2019.
  • Quoted: Is It an App? A Medical Device? It’s Both
    Article by Peter Menyasz, Bloomberg Law, August 22, 2018.
Education
Registered Trade-Mark Agent, Canada - 2010
Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2004
J.D., University of Toronto - 2003
M.Sc. (Medical Biophysics), University of Toronto - 2000
B.Sc. (Microbiology & Immunology), McGill University - 1998
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