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Dara Jospé, Associate

Dara Jospé

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2014
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Dara Jospé practises law in the area of life sciences, health and food regulation. She advises manufacturers on all stages of the lifecycle of a pharmaceutical product, from conception until it reaches the consumer. In all cases, Dara develops low-risk and creative ways to adjust to the legal prohibitions and policy restrictions while keeping business interests and the safety of patients in mind.

She regularly assists companies with their regulatory and compliance responsibilities, including advising on the launch of a new health product in Canada, reviewing advertising material, developing patient support programs involving healthcare professionals, opining on bribery and corruption concerns and drafting standard operating procedures, among others.

In addition, she provides advice on all drug and medical device pricing and reimbursement questions, including assisting with PMPRB investigations, negotiating and drafting product listing agreements in various provinces and providing public procurement assistance.

Dara also advises clients in the context of health product advertising complaints before Health Canada as well as the Pharmaceutical Advertising Acceptance Board and Advertising Standards Canada.

She is frequently involved in Health Canada investigations and recalls. She helps to guide companies through field actions and provides strategic advice to save time, effort and costs for her clients.

Client Work

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Career & Education


  • JD/LLB University of Ottawa
  • MA, Philosophy York University
  • BA, Philosophy (Hons) with distinction Western University


Fasken Institute



Article, Co-Author When is Software a Medical Device? Electronic Healthcare Law Review, LexisNexis, Volume 8, No. 4, May 2019, pages 44-45
Article Privacy, Technology, and Instant Messaging: The British Columbia Court of Appeal Sends a (Instant) Message

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Canadian Legal & Compliance issues
Speaker New Regulations to the Patent Act Structured on-the-job training
Speaker Anti-Bribery and Compliance Update presented during the Legal Training Day Legal Training Day location location Montréal, QC, Canada Fasken


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