Alexandra Peterson

Toronto: 416.865.8114
Fax 416.865.7380


JD, 2008
University of Toronto Faculty of Law
MA (Social Psychology), 2004
University of Western Ontario
BA (First Class Honours, Psychology), 2001
McGill University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2009


Alex’s practice focuses on civil litigation in a variety of areas, including patent, copyright and other intellectual property litigation. Alex’s patent litigation practice includes Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) proceedings concerning leading drug products for international and North American pharmaceutical companies, as well as defending patent infringement and impeachment actions for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers.

Alex has appeared as counsel in the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

In her spare time, Alex is an avid surfing enthusiast.

Representative Work

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Best Lawyers in Canada—Leading lawyer in intellectual property law (2022)


Professional Involvement

Alex is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and is active in her alma mater as a mentor to law students.

Memberships and Affiliations

Alexandra is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, the University of Toronto Alumni-Student Mentorship Program, The Advocates’ Society and the Women in IP Law Committee for the Intellectual Property Owners Association.