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Jason Markwell Toronto Lawyer

Jason Markwell

Partner Fasken
Provides clients with strategic advice and strong representation before the Court.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 1999
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto

Jason Markwell is a leading patent litigator in Canada. He represents domestic and multinational corporations in a wide-range of industries, including life sciences, technology, financial services, manufacturing, mining and energy. He is well-known for his work on behalf of innovative pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in leading patent and regulatory disputes.

Jason has been recognized as a leading intellectual property lawyer by Chambers & Partners, IAM Patent 1000, The Best Lawyers Canada, Who’s Who Legal, IP Stars, Martindale Hubbell, Benchmark Litigation (IP Litigator of the Year, 2017), Managing Intellectual Property (Outstanding IP Practitioner - Canada, 2019), and LMG Life Sciences (Lawyer of the Year, 2018, Patent Litigation). Jason is active in various intellectual property organizations, including the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI). Jason is a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America and is a member of the Advocates’ Society. Jason has appeared as counsel before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in a number of high-stakes and precedent-setting decisions.

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  • LLB Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BSc (Hons) Queen's University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • The Advocates’ Society
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
  • Chair, AIPPI Canada — Litigation Committee
  • Litigation Counsel of America, Fellow


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