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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Intellectual Property


Fiona Legere is a partner in McCarthy Tétrault LLP’s Toronto Litigation Group and co-lead of the firm’s National Pharmaceutical Industry Group. Fiona’s intellectual property practice involves litigation and strategic advice in the areas of patent and Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) proceedings, as well as regulatory, trademark and copyright matters. She maintains a significant trial and appellate litigation practice, with a focus on complex commercial litigation almost exclusively in the areas of Intellectual Property.

Fiona is a trusted advisor to a number of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies. Fiona has worked extensively with pharmaceutical companies on patent strategy, regulatory and commercial cases. She also advises global technology and telecommunication companies on patent matters.

Fiona has a record of success in many significant cases before the Ontario Superior Court, Ontario Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Federal Court of Appeal.


Ontario Bar, 2011


Fiona is a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Law Society of Ontario (LSO), the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA).


Fiona obtained a B.Sc. with Distinction in Biochemistry from the University of Western Ontario in 2006. She obtained a JD from the Osgoode Hall Law School in 2010.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

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McCarthy Tétrault operates across all key pillars of IP law, with strong offerings in prosecution, litigation, and multi-jurisdictional matters. Among the names to note in Toronto, senior counsel Barry Sookman stands as an authority in copyright and IP-related issues. IP strategy and prosecution head Lisa Melanson remains a key contact in this sphere. IP litigation head Steven Mason is highly regarded for his record in cutting-edge IP disputes, while David Tait focuses on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and life sciences arenas. Other key names in Toronto include Fiona Legere and associate Kendra Levasseur. Vancouver’s Vincent Yip leads the firm’s Western Canadian IP practice. Since publication, Alfred Macchione has departed the firm.