McCarthy Tétrault’s industry expertise recognized with six LMG Life Sciences Awards

September 24, 2021 - Recognizing our multidisciplinary expertise and innovative work helping clients achieve success across all aspects of the life sciences sector in North America, McCarthy Tétrault has won six Legal Media Group (LMG) Life Sciences Awards, more than any other Canadian law firm. This includes Lisa Melanson, a partner in our Intellectual Property Group, being named Canadian Patent Strategy Practitioner of the Year.

These awards celebrate individuals and law firms who are responsible for the most innovative and challenging life sciences work from the past year across four main practice areas: regulatory, intellectual property, financial and corporate, and non-IP litigation and enforcement. Winners were announced on September 22 at an event in New York.

In addition to Lisa’s accolade, McCarthy Tétrault received the following awards:  

  • Canadian Patent Litigation Firm of the Year
  • Life Cycle Firm of the Year – Canada
  • Canadian Financial & Corporate Firm of the Year
  • Impact Case of the Year: Allergan v. Sandoz (2020 FC 1189)
  • Impact Case of the Year: Medicago and GlaxoSmithKline collaboration to develop COVID-19 vaccine candidate

LMG Life Sciences is the definitive guide to leading law firms and lawyers in the life sciences sector. The award results are determined through a rigorous research process involving in-depth firm submissions, practitioner interviews, client feedback and independent research.

Both start-ups and established life sciences businesses in jurisdictions around the world rely on McCarthy Tétrault to meet their complex business and legal requirements. Whether it is advice on corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions, investments or divestitures, cross-border structuring, intellectual property protection, regulatory matters or international licensing transactions, McCarthy Tétrault has a long-established track record of delivering timely, practical and effective advice to our life sciences clients. We are a full-service law firm with extensive experience in life sciences throughout Canada. We are here to help. Let us put our knowledge, experience and contacts to work for you. Contact us to find out more.

View the full list of LMG Life Sciences Awards winners.


About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, providing strategic and industry-focused advice and solutions for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres as well as in New York City and London.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.

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