With a scientific background and broad experience across industries, Yael is a skilled litigator with robust analytical abilities and an approachable style to working with her clients.
Yael focuses on commercial litigation, intellectual property cases and public law matters, with broad experience in a variety of industries, including life sciences, media, oil and gas and consumer products.
She has appeared as counsel in various levels of courts, including the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada. She has particular experience in patent litigation under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and related regulatory proceedings concerning leading drug products for international and North American pharmaceutical companies.
|2022-2023||Chambers Canada—Leading lawyer in intellectual property: litigation|
|2021-2022||IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners—Leading lawyer in litigation|
|2020-2022||Managing IP’s IP Stars—Notable practitioner, Trademark star and Patent star|
|2008-2023||Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in intellectual property law|
|2020-2022||The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Leading lawyer in biotechnology, intellectual property and intellectual property litigation|
|2020-2022||Who’s Who Legal—Global and National leading lawyer in patents, patent litigation and life sciences|
|2021-2022||Expert Guides’ Women in Business Law—Leading lawyer in patents|
Yael is a member of the Forums and Seminars Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. She is also a member of the Advocates' Society and the Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association.