Marian Wolanski Belmore Neidrauer LLP
With training in molecular biology, Marian Wolanski has become a leader in patent litigation, advising clients through the complexities of patent disputes.

Marian Wolanski

  • Bio
  • Education
  • Awards
  • Affiliations

Marian is a partner at Belmore Neidrauer LLP. 

Her practice focuses on patent disputes, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.  Marian’s practice also includes providing freedom to operate and patent validity opinions as well as assisting clients with patent strategy.

Marian has successfully represented her clients before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.  

In 2018, Marian won the LMG Life Sciences Canadian Rising Star Award. Since then, Marian has been consistently recognized as a leading patent lawyer by LMG Life Sciences, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, Who’s Who Legal, and Chambers Canada.

IAM Patent 1000 recognizes Marian as a ““compelling performer before the courts” and notes that Marian’s “training in molecular biology allows her to recognise and deconstruct difficult scientific concerns, all while navigating the complexities of patent litigation”.

Chambers says “Marian is as smart as a whip and a great tactician” with “an impressive pedigree in patent litigation”.

Marian was called to the Ontario bar in 2008. 

While attending law school at the University of Windsor, Marian completed a clerkship at the Provincial Court and was the managing editor of the Windsor Review of Legal and Social Issues.  

Marian also has a technical background in the life sciences area and has co-authored several publications in scientific journals.  Marian earned a B.Sc.H. (Genetics) from the University of Western Ontario.  She also earned a M.Sc. degree and worked as a research associate in the area of molecular biology at the University of Windsor.

  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 2008
  • University of Windsor, LL.B., 2007
  • University of Windsor, M.Sc. (Molecular Biology), 2004
  • University of Western Ontario, B.Sc.H. (Genetics), 2000
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Member of Editorial Board of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society