Teresa's practice focuses on advising clients that sell regulated products in the food, pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. Teresa advises on intellectual property and regulatory issues, in particular, patent and regulatory matters in the chemical, biochemical and pharmaceutical fields, and has experience with drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications, and advising on validity, patentability and infringement of intellectual property rights.
Teresa has been involved in drafting and negotiating IP licensing, research and development, co-promotion, marketing and confidentiality agreements for her clients, and provides guidance in Food and Drugs Act compliance, establishment licensing, product licensing, packaging and labeling, drug pricing and formulary listings.
She also has expertise in advertising and promotion of consumer products, food and health products, as well as mandatory reporting and corrective actions. She also advises clients in a range of industries on privacy issues, cross-border transfer of personal information, and compliance with privacy law obligations.
Teresa is a registered patent agent in Canada. In September 2009, she was awarded for having achieved the highest overall mark in Canada on the 2008 patent agent exams.