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Laura Crimi

Articling Student

Laura is an articling student at our Ottawa office. She began her studies at Queen’s University in the field of biology, with a focus on genetics and genomic technology. Laura went on to pursue graduate studies in experimental medicine at McGill University. Her graduate work specialized in the development and application of pharmacogenomic technology in primary care. She received graduate funding through the Multi-disciplinary Fellowship in Translational Genetics from the Genome Canada GE3LS (Genomics and its Ethical, Environmental, Economic, Legal and Social aspects) initiative.

After graduate school, Laura pursued her law degree at the University of Western Ontario. Laura was always interested in the field of intellectual property, while at law school she attained an area of concentration in Intellectual Property and Information Technology.  Laura was able to gain unique work experience during law school, where she was a research assistant in the area of intellectual property, conducting legal research for a Special Rapporteur to the United Nations and was a legal intern for the Framework Convention for Tobacco Control at the World Health Organization.

Laura’s practice at MBM is predominately focused on litigation, she has also been involved in the areas of trademarks, copyrights, and patents related to her scientific background.

Outside of work, Laura’s hobbies include taking road trips, exploring new places, reading and trying new recipes.

Edication:

  • BScH (Biology), Queen’s University
  • MSc (Experimental Medicine), McGill University
  • JD, Western Law

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RANDALL MARUSYK

Partner


Randall is a partner of the firm and has been certified as a specialist in all areas of Canadian IP Law.
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