Nicole's practice focuses on civil litigation in a variety of areas, including patent and trademark litigation, product liability and class actions and corporate/commercial law, with particular focus on the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and life sciences sectors. Nicole has worked on numerous patent infringement, regulatory and related proceedings (including under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations) concerning leading drug products for international and North American pharmaceutical companies. Nicole has also represented major pharmaceutical and health product manufacturers in defending product liability claims across Canada, including class proceedings. Nicole has also assisted numerous Canadian and international companies in defending and enforcing trademark rights in Canada.
Nicole has appeared as counsel in the Ontario Superior Court, the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal and in the Supreme Court of Canada.