Yu Seon Gadsden-Chung

Toronto: 416.865.7643
Fax 416.865.7380


PhD (Biochemistry), 2011
McMaster University
JD, 2016
University of Western Ontario
Honours BSc (Molecular Biology), 2005
McMaster University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2017


Yu Seon’s practice focuses on the areas of intellectual property and regulatory law.

She advises clients on intellectual property and regulatory law in the areas of food, pharmaceuticals, medical devices, natural health products and cannabis. Yu Seon provides guidance on product licensing, packaging and labelling, promotion, compliance and privacy issues.

Yu Seon also has experience advising clients on patentability, validity and infringement, conducting prior art searches, and patent drafting and prosecution in a variety of fields including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and food. She has prepared various intellectual property agreements, including IP licensing, IP assignment, and supply and distribution.

Yu Seon is fluent in Korean.


The Strain I Own: Plant Breeders Rights and Patents

Panelist, Grow Up Conference & Expo



Yu Seon has volunteered with the Law in Action Within Schools (LAWS) program, a high school program that uses legal education as a tool to assist students to succeed in school and become engaged and active citizens.