Jean-Raphaël Champagne advises clients on issues related to commercial, regulatory and competition law. He assists a wide variety of players in the technology and life sciences sectors. He has extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts, with respect to regulatory compliance with Health Canada and the rules governing advertising and ethical standards applicable to the pharmaceutical industry. He also counsels clients on cannabis-related issues.
Jean-Raphaël advises clients on the complex regulatory framework applicable to the cannabis market. Mr. Champagne is often asked by the press to comment on various aspects of cannabis law.
In large transactions, he also assists clients with strategic aspects and issues arising from competition law.
He has participated in many start-ups in several high-technology sectors. Jean-Raphaël has also participated in purchase and sale transactions involving private financings and technology transfers. Before joining the Fasken team, he worked on the commercialization of university research products.
He is co-author of « The Pharma Legal Handbook – Canada.