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BLG Releases Fifth Life Sciences Legal Trends Report

Toronto (June 4, 2018) — Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) releases the fifth annual edition of its report Life Sciences Legal Trends in Canada (LifeSigns). The report features key insights from its Life Sciences team, as well as messages from Canada's leading national and regional life sciences associations.

BLG's LifeSigns report covers notable trends in the areas of Intellectual PropertyRegulatory AffairsPrivacy and Cybersecurity, as well as Capital Markets, and includes articles on topics such as patented medecine, NOC Regulations, cannabispersonal information security breach obligations and class actions.

"With 12 representatives attending this year's BIO International Convention in Boston, BLG's Life Sciences Group looks forward to engaging in a meaningful discussion with industry leaders on these significant issues," said Jeffrey Graham, national leader of BLG's Life Sciences Group.

BLG's life sciences practice extends from bench top to boardroom, providing strategic advice to clients across the spectrum of the sector. The firm's multi-disciplinary life science group advises entrepreneurs and investors involved in the commercialization of life sciences technologies, as well as domestic and international clients with products in sale, including drugs, medical devices, natural health products, biomaterials, ag-biotech products and well as companies with energy/environmental applications.

For those attending the BIO International Convention in Boston, visit us at Booth 1065, or contact Kira Pejemsky, Director, Business Development, at [email protected].

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]