Markwell Clarizio LLP

What We Do

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Markwell Clarizio LLP

We are a drug regulatory and intellectual property litigation law firm in Toronto, Canada.

In our patent litigation practice, we represent companies across a wide-range of industries in infringement, validity, and damages actions before the Federal Court, including cases under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. We also provide legal opinions, settlement counsel, and due diligence support in transactions involving patents.

In our regulatory litigation practice, we represent innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in disputes with the government and private payers relating to the manufacture, use and sale of drug products in Canada, including clinical trials, product approvals, data protection, patent term restoration, patent listings (PMNOC), pricing (PMPRB), health technology assessments, and formulary listings.



Team Members

Jason Markwell

Jason is a leading patent and drug regulatory litigation lawyer in Canada. Jason draws on twenty-five years of experience in global and national law firms to provide clients with practical advice to meet their commercial goals.

Dino Clarizio

Dino is a leading intellectual property litigation lawyer in Canada. Dino has practised exclusively in the field of intellectual property law for more than thirty years. He has represented clients in high stakes cases and is the co-author of several leading IP textbooks.

Rebecca Crane

Rebecca is a drug regulatory and patent litigation lawyer who applies her legal and scientific expertise to strategically advise and support clients. Rebecca was called to the bar in 2006 and has spent her entire career working in national and global law firms working on pharmaceutical and biotechnology cases.

Emily Papsin

Emily received her JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2021, and was called to the bar in 2022. She also obtained her Bachelor of Science (Hons.) in Neuroscience from Dalhousie University. Emily has extensive laboratory and academic research experience…

David Park

David received his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2022 and was called to the bar in 2023. He also obtained his Bachelor of Science degree from McMaster University in 2018 as a biochemistry major. During law school, David was actively engaged with the IP faculty.

Elizabeth Ford

Elizabeth is a seasoned litigation law clerk with over 17 years of experience who recently assumed the dual role of Office Manager and Senior Law Clerk at Markwell Clarizio LLP. Throughout her career, Elizabeth has cultivated extensive knowledge in all aspects of litigation work.

Delara Emtyazi

Delara is a 2L summer law student, completing her degree at Osgoode Hall Law School. Delara achieved her Bachelor of Science and Master of Science at the University of Toronto in 2020 and 2022, respectively. She specialized in Neuroscience throughout her..