Education

  • Registered Trade-mark Agent, 2012
  • LL.B., B.C.L., (Dean's List), 2010
    McGill University
  • Ph.D., Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, 2007
    University of Toronto
  • BSc (Hons) with distinction, Neurosciences, 2004
    University of Toronto

Year of Call/Admission

  • Ontario, 2012
  • Québec, 2011

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Christelle Gedeon, Ph.D.

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Associate | Trademark Agent


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Christelle Gedeon is an associate in the Toronto office and member of the Ontario Region Life Sciences Group. Prior to joining the firm, Christelle acquired considerable hands-on experience in all aspects of regulatory affairs, having worked “in-house” at a privately owned pharmaceutical company.

Christelle is frequently sought after to help design and implement international clinical trials, facilitate national product launches, assist in North American advertising campaigns and review regulatory submissions for foreign and U.S. companies seeking to enter the Canadian marketplace.

As one of the firm's regulatory affairs specialists, she is versed in preparing regulatory submissions for medical devices, pharmaceutical products and various biotech technologies. Her core specialities include designing and managing clinical trials, coordinating the marketization of products (including the Special Access Program), advising on pharmacovigilance reporting and assisting clients with product development and intellectual property portfolio management for drug products, medical devices, natural health products and other life science innovations. Christelle has also managed the prosecution of patent applications in foreign jurisdictions and prepared and prosecuted trade-mark applications in Canada.

To complement her practice as a regulatory affairs lawyer, Christelle is also well versed in drafting general commercial agreements and is often engaged on commercial transactions involving the Firm’s life science clients. Moreover, Christelle's regulatory affairs expertise extends beyond the life science industry and encompasses industries such as food and transportation law in Canada.

Membership/Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Society of Pharmacology and Therapeutics (2004-2010)
  • Member, American Association of Clinical Pharmacology (2005-present)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association (2011-present)
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Member, Young Women in Law 
  • Chair, Canadian Association of Professionals in Regulatory Affairs (2015-Present)
  • Editor in Chief, NOC magazine (2013-2015)