Peter Wilcox

Canada

Belmore Neidrauer LLP
TD Waterhouse Tower
Toronto, Canada
M5K 1A1

Tel: +1 416.863.3363

Email: pwilcox@belmorelaw.com
Web: www.belmorelaw.com

Peter Wilcox is a partner at Belmore Neidrauer LLP. His practice focuses on complex intellectual property litigation, with an emphasis on pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation, including Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) proceedings.

Peter represents clients in patent, trademark, passing off, copyright, industrial design, trade secret and breach of confidence disputes. He has represented clients in many areas, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, oil and gas drilling equipment, food supplements, consumer goods, and computer hardware and software.

Peter has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Canadian Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario courts at the trial and appellate levels, as well as the Canadian Trade-marks Opposition Board. He also has jury trial experience in U.S. district courts.

Peter is a registered patent agent and a registered trademark agent in Canada.

Peter has been frequently and consistently recognized by his peers and clients as a leading intellectual property litigator. IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, 2012 commended Peter for his “leadership and success in top cases”. Who’s Who Legal recognizes that Peter is “noted for his pharma and biotechnology patent litigation.” Chambers Global 2010 calls Peter “a tough litigator who is always well prepared.”

  • Called to the California Bar, 1997
  • Called to the Ontario Bar, 1994
  • University of Toronto, LL.B., 1992
  • University of Toronto, B.A.Sc. Chemical Engineering,1988
  • Chambers Canada 2018: Intellectual Property Litigation, Band 2
  •  2018 WIPR Leaders Directory
  • Benchmark Litigation 2018
  • Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2018: Patent Litigation
  • 2018 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
  • 2017 Lexpert Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada
  • IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017: Litigation
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2018: Intellectual Property Law
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2017
  • Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2017 – Most Frequently Recommended in Litigation – Intellectual Property and Repeatedly Recommended in Intellectual Property
  • Benchmark Litigation:  Provincial Litigation Star (2017) – Ontario: Intellectual Property
  • Legal Media Group Expert Guide 2017: Patents
  • Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2017: Patent Litigation
  • 2017 WIPR Leaders Directory
  • 2017 Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
  • 2016 Lexpert US/Canada Cross-Border Guide – Litigation
  • Chambers Canada 2017:  Intellectual Property Litigation, Band 2
  • 2016 IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2017:  Intellectual Property Law
  • Benchmark Litigation:  Local Litigation Star (2016) – Ontario: Intellectual Property
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2016
  • Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2016 – Consistently recommended practitioner in Intellectual Property Litigation and repeatedly recommended practitioner in Biotechnology and Intellectual Property
  • IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016: Litigation
  • 2015 IP Star, Managing Intellectual Property
  • Best Lawyers in Canada 2016:  Intellectual Property Law
  • Chambers Canada 2016:  Intellectual Property Litigation, Band 2
  • IAM 1000:  The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2015:  Litigation
  • Who’s Who Legal Canada 2015:  Patents
  • Who’s Who Legal Life Sciences 2015:  Patent Litigation
  • LMG Life Sciences 2015: Life Sciences Star
  • Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2015 – Consistently recommended practitioner in Intellectual Property Litigation and repeatedly recommended practitioner in Biotechnology and Intellectual Property
  • Benchmark Litigation:  Local Litigation Star (2014) – Ontario and Litigation Star (2014) – Canada:  Intellectual Property
  • Who’s Who Legal:  Life Sciences 2014
  • Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2014
  • Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2014 – Consistently recommended practitioner in intellectual property and in intellectual property litigation
  • IAM Patent 1000 – 2014 Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners (Silver – Litigation)
  • Chambers & Partners’ Chambers Global: World’s Leading Lawyers for Business, The Client’s Guide, 2010-2014 – Leading lawyer in intellectual property litigation
  • Chambers and Partners, Chambers’ Global: Guide to Intellectual Property litigation, 2013
  • Who’s Who Legal: Life Sciences 2013
  • Lexpert/Thomson Reuters’ Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2010-2012 – Repeatedly recommended practitioner in intellectual property and in intellectual property litigation
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2013 – Leading lawyer in intellectual property
  • Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer? 2009-2012 – Recommended Canadian practitioner in intellectual property: patent litigation and life sciences: patent litigation
  • Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, 2012—Leading lawyer globally
  • Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent Litigation 250: The World’sLeading Patent Litigators, 2011—Leading lawyer globally
  • Law Business Research’s Who’s Who Legal: Canada, 2010-2012—Leading lawyer in patents
  • Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Life Sciences 250: The World’s Leading Life Sciences Patent Litigators, 2010—Leading lawyer globally
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, 2008-2010—Leading lawyer in intellectual property
  • Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2009—Repeatedly recommended practitioner in biotechnology
  • Real Time News’ LawDay, 2009—Leading lawyer in intellectual property/litigation
  • Lexpert’s Guide to the U.S./Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada,2007—One of Canada’s litigation lawyers to watch
  • Practical Law Company’s Which Lawyer? Yearbook, 2007—Recommended
  • Canadian practitioner in intellectual property law; recommended life sciences practitioner in intellectual property law
  • Lexpert/American Lawyer Media’s Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada,2006—One of the 25 litigators to watch
  • Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2006—Up-and-coming practitioner in intellectual property litigation
  • Lexpert/Thomson Canada’s Guide to the Leading 100 Canada/U.S. Cross-Border Litigators in Canada, 2005—One of Canada’s 25 litigators to watch
The Belmore Neidrauer team has a breadth of experience in all aspects of intellectual property law. Our practice has a particular emphasis on sophisticated large-scale pharmaceutical patent litigation for the innovative industry, often coordinating multi-jurisdiction litigation.

Our lawyers also have experience with patent litigation involving computer hardware and software, computer chip manufacturing, oil and gas drilling technology, medical devices and mechanical patents. We regularly work with US and foreign counsel coordinating multi-jurisdiction litigation. Our substantive legal knowledge and procedural acumen, honed in pharmaceutical patent litigation, has been effectively and successfully applied in patent actions involving other technologies.

To complement our patent expertise, we also have a superior track record in trademark, copyright, trade secret and industrial design litigation. We are experienced and knowledgeable litigators before the provincial and Federal Courts. Our advocacy skills have been successfully applied to achieve superior results for our clients in both mediation and arbitration proceedings.

Belmore Neidrauer, in just 6 years, has developed a superior reputation in Canadian intellectual property litigation and we are collectively, and individually, well-recognized with numerous awards for our work.

Belmore Neidrauer LLP is a dynamic intellectual property law firm that excels at close working relationships with North American and international clients. We have a breadth of experience regarding all aspects of intellectual property law including patents, trademarks, copyright and misuse of confidential information. Our practice has a particular emphasis on sophisticated large-scale pharmaceutical patent litigation for the ethical industry, often coordinating multi-jurisdiction litigation.

With appearances, actions and applications before the Federal Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Ontario Superior Court, the Ontario Divisional Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada, our vibrant team of professionals has the experience, skills and creative thinking to engage in highly intricate legal matters involving intellectual property. We pride ourselves on our quality of service and in achieving positive results.

We also offer guidance and opinions in non-contentious areas of intellectual property including assisting companies in developing their technologies, in-licensing and in due diligence issues.

“The “very solid” Peter Wilcox maintains a strong focus on IP matters in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors. He acted for Alcon Pharmaceuticals in defence of an alleged patent infringement of Actavis’ generic version of Patanol (olopatadine).”
Chambers & Partners, 2018