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Provided by Ben Hackett

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Partner in the IP and Litigation groups. Has been counsel on a number of significant cases involving patent validity and infringement, damages and profits quantification and recovery under Section 8 of the Patented Medicines (NOC) Regulations. Has acted on a number of judicial reviews and damages claims against the Federal government and on actions before the Federal Court seeking recovery under the Competition Act. Appears regularly at the trial and appeal levels of the Federal Court and has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada.

Career

Recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of IP litigation by Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, Benchmark Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert Special Edition: Canada Leading Litigation Lawyers and the Lexpert Special Edition: Canada's Leading Health Sciences Lawyers. Also recognized as a leading patent litigator by IAM Patent 1000 and Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences: Patent Litigation.

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Is an Adjunct Professor teaching Patent Law at Queen's Law School and lectures in the "Intellectual Property in Health Law" course in the Professional LLM program at Osgoode Hall Law School.

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Intellectual Property: Litigation - Canada
4
Band 4

Ben Hackett holds a solid reputation as an IP litigator and has played an important role in several high-profile patent litigation cases, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector.
"His work is quite spectacular." "Ben Hackett has an excellent set of skills."

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