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Monique Ashamalla

Direct: 416.863.3381
Fax: 416.863.9171

Monique Ashamalla is an associate at Belmore Neidrauer LLP. Monique’s practice focuses on intellectual property litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyright, and trade secrets. Monique is also a registered trademark agent with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Before joining Belmore Neidrauer LLP, Monique practised as an intellectual property litigation associate with a national law firm.

Monique earned her J.D. from Queen’s University. Prior to attending law school, she earned her combined B.Sc.H in biology and psychology from McMaster University, minoring in biochemistry.

Monique is an active member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, The Advocates’ Society, and the Canadian Bar Association.


  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2012
  • Queen’s University Faculty of Law, J.D., 2011
  • McMaster University, Hons. B. Sc., 2006



Date Title Type
Mar 14, 2014 “Trademark registration begins at home”, in March 14, 2014 edition of The Lawyers Weekly Article
Sep 01, 2013 “The Legalities of Online Selling”, in the September/October edition of Retail News Article


Date Case Title Expertise
Sep 09, 2016 2016 FC 1013 Bayer Inc. v. Apotex Inc. and Cobalt Pharmaceuticals Company
Following a six week trial, we obtained a judgment finding that Bayer’s patent covering YAZ and Yasmin birth control products was valid and i...


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.



  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Member of Trademark Practices Committee and Member of Anti-Counterfeiting Committee
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Registered Trademark Agent

Monique Ashamalla 


Direct: 416.863.3381
Fax: 416.863.9171

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