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Mark Edward Davis

Direct: 416.863.3380
Fax: 416.863.9171
Email: mark.davis@belmorelaw.com

Mark Edward Davis is a partner at Belmore Neidrauer LLP. Mark brings 15 years of intellectual property litigation experience to our team. Mark is a leading Canadian intellectual property trial lawyer. He has significant experience in trademark and patent litigation, including proceedings under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, as well as in confidential information, anti-counterfeiting and copyright disputes.

Mark has successfully argued numerous precedent-setting intellectual property cases at both the trial and appellate level and is certified as a specialist in Intellectual Property (Patents/Trademarks/Copyright) by the Law Society of Upper Canada.

Mark’s litigation skills have been recognized by LEXPERT®, Managing Intellectual Property – IP Stars, The Best Lawyers in Canada, IAM Patent 1000, WTR 1000 – Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals and Benchmark Litigation.

Mark is a prolific writer and speaker. He has taken leadership roles in the leading professional associations for intellectual property law in Canada and the U.S.

Education

  • Certified Specialist - Intellectual Property (Patents/Trademarks/Copyright), 2016
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2001
  • University of Victoria, LL.B., 1999
  • University of Western Ontario, BA.H. (English), 1993

Awards

  • 2016 IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2017 – Intellectual Property Law)
  • Benchmark Litigation: Local Litigation Star (2016) - Ontario: Intellectual Property 
  • LEXPERT® Magazine - Repeatedly Recommended for Intellectual Property and Litigation – Intellectual Property
  • IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2016: Litigation  
  • 2015 IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property
  • WTR 1000 – 2016 Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (Silver – Enforcement and Litigation)  
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2016 – Intellectual Property Law)
  • WTR 1000 – 2015 Guide to the World’s Leading Trademark Professionals (Bronze – Enforcement and Litigation)
  • IAM Patent 1000 – 2015 Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Bronze – Litigation)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2015 – Intellectual Property Law)
  • IAM Patent 1000 – 2014 Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Bronze – Litigation)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (2014 – Intellectual Property Law)
  • Leaders League - 2013 Innovation - Technology & Intellectual Property (Excellent - Patent Litigation; Recommended - Trade-mark Litigation)
  • IAM Patent 1000 - 2013 Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Bronze – Litigation)
  • IAM Patent 1000 - 2012 Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Bronze – Litigation)
  • Leaders League - 2012 Innovation - Technology & Intellectual Property (Excellent - Patent Litigation; Recommended - Trade-mark Litigation)
  • Lexpert Magazine - 2009 "Litigation Lawyers to Watch"

Publications

Date Title Type
Nov 22, 2016 Speaker, “Commencing Trademark Litigation”, Intellectual Property Litigation, Ontario Bar Association, Toronto Presentation
Oct 05, 2016 Co-Author and Speaker, “The Art (But Mostly Science) of Cross-Examination in PM(NOC) Proceedings”, Pharma and Biosimilar Litigation in Canada – Navigating the PM(NOC) Regulations, Ontario Bar Association, Toronto, October 5, 2016 ArticlePresentation
Apr 01, 2016 Author, “Chapter 2 - Trade-mark Litigation” published in Intellectual Property Litigation Forms and Precedents (Toronto: LexisNexis, 2016) Book
Jan 21, 2016 Speaker, "2015 Patent Law Year in Review", Law Society of Upper Canada's 20th Annual Intellectual Property Law: The Year in Review PresentationArticle
Dec 15, 2015 Co-author, “Meeting of the Minds: Web Scraping—Limits on Free Samples”, Landslide Magazine (A Publication of the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law), (November / December 2015) Volume 8, Number 2 at pp. 54 – 58. Article

More Recent Publications

Cases

Date Case Title Expertise
May 27, 2016 2016 FC 581 Bayer Inc. et al. v Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. et al.
We obtained an order preventing Fresenius from obtaining approval to market a generic version of Bayer’s AVELOX IV product until expiry of Bayer’s patent.  

Patents

Sep 24, 2015 2015 ONSC 5915 Lorama Group Inc. v. Lenz et al.
We successfully opposed a summary judgment motion in a breach of confidence action.

Confidential Information/Trade Secrets

Aug 31, 2015 Court File No. T-2247-14 Sanofi-Aventis Canada Inc. v. Eli Lilly Canada Inc.
We successfully represented Eli Lilly in a patent proceeding relating to Eli Lilly’s diabetes medicine BASAGLAR. After filing a motion to dis...

Patents

May 28, 2015 Court File No. T-1337-13 Canadian Urban Transit Association v. Dovden Investments Ltd.
By bringing an impeachment action on behalf of the Canadian Urban Transit Association, we successfully defended its members against threats of pate...

Patents

Oct 16, 2014 2014 FC 989 Denturist Group of Ontario v. Denturist Association of Canada
We successfully represented the Denturist Group of Ontario in trademark and copyright litigation.

Copyright

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Affiliations

  • Fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • American Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section
  • Advocates Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
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Mark Edward Davis 

Partner

Direct: 416.863.3380
Fax: 416.863.9171
Email: mark.davis@belmorelaw.com

Clerk
Navneet Komal
Direct: 416.863.3358T 416.863.3358
Email: navneet.komal@belmorelaw.com

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