Amy Dam

Associate

Montréal, 514.871.2350

Practice Group(s)

Patents
Chemical
Life Sciences
Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing

Education

B.Sc. (Biomed.), Université de Montréal, 2006
LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2010
M.Sc. (Pharm.), Université de Montréal, 2012

Qualifications

Admitted to the Québec Bar, 2014

Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2017

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Affiliate
Young Bar Association of Montréal

Amy Dam

B.Sc. (Biomed. Sci.), M.Sc. (Pharm.), LL.B.

Amy Dam is an associate at Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Life Sciences and the Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing practice groups. Her practice focuses on patents relating to the life sciences, including biotechnology, chemical and pharmaceutical inventions. In addition, she advises on advertising, packaging and labeling law of consumer and regulated products in various industry sectors.

Amy has demonstrated comprehensive knowledge in her field by having worked in a large multinational pharmaceutical company where she specialized in health economics and health outcomes research. During law school, Amy worked as a research assistant at the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University where she conducted research on legal and ethical issues surrounding health research, including research with children, medical liability and biobanking.

Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Amy was an articling student with the firm.

Amy is a steering committee member of the Greater Montréal Chapter of Women in Bio and is a jurist on the research ethics board of Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital.

Amy is fluent in French and English, and conversant in Vietnamese.

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Amy Dam

Amy Dam

B.Sc. (Biomed. Sci.), M.Sc. (Pharm.), LL.B.

Associate
Montréal      Ph: 514.871.2350

Practice Group(s)
Patents
Chemical
Life Sciences
Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing

Education
B.Sc. (Biomed.), Université de Montréal, 2006
LL.B., Université de Montréal, 2010
M.Sc. (Pharm.), Université de Montréal, 2012

Qualifications

Admitted to the Québec Bar, 2014

Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2017

Amy Dam is an associate at Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Life Sciences and the Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing practice groups. Her practice focuses on patents relating to the life sciences, including biotechnology, chemical and pharmaceutical inventions. In addition, she advises on advertising, packaging and labeling law of consumer and regulated products in various industry sectors.

Amy has demonstrated comprehensive knowledge in her field by having worked in a large multinational pharmaceutical company where she specialized in health economics and health outcomes research. During law school, Amy worked as a research assistant at the Centre of Genomics and Policy at McGill University where she conducted research on legal and ethical issues surrounding health research, including research with children, medical liability and biobanking.

Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Amy was an articling student with the firm.

Amy is a steering committee member of the Greater Montréal Chapter of Women in Bio and is a jurist on the research ethics board of Montreal’s Jewish General Hospital.

Amy is fluent in French and English, and conversant in Vietnamese.

Articles

Evidence of an electronic contract requires at the least a demonstration of its integrity
François Larose and Amy Dam
August 21, 2017
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How Sweet it is — Canada Implements New Rules for the List of Ingredients and Nutrition Facts Table on Prepackaged Foods
Amy Dam and Laura MacDonald
June 19, 2017
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Careful clearing photos from social media for news reporting
Amy Dam and Catherine Lovrics
March 3, 2017
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“Best” be careful - Rare injunction ordered to stop Cogeco advertising the “best Internet experience in your neighbourhood” - 6 reasons this case is noteworthy
Jennifer McKenzie and Catherine Lovrics and Amy Dam
October 31, 2016
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Health Canada announces Federal marijuana legislation will be introduced in the Spring of 2017
Jennifer McKenzie and Amy Dam
April 28, 2016
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The Québec 2016-2017 Budget introduces an Innovative Companies Deduction
Carmela De Luca and Amy Dam
March 22, 2016
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Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) Publishes Diagnostics Patent Notice
Noel Courage and Carmela De Luca and Amy Dam
July 3, 2015
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Update on pharmaceutical brand name requirements in Canada
Jennifer McKenzie and Amy Dam
February 18, 2015
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Another unsuccessful attempt in contesting violations to the Charter of the French Language with respect to public signage and advertising
François Larose and Amy Dam
February 3, 2015
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Patent Subject-Matter Eligibility in Light of the Revised USPTO Guidance and the Latest Myriad Decision
Melanie Szweras and Amy Dam
December 19, 2014
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Precision Medicine: Patent and Regulatory Frameworks in Canada
Carmela De Luca and Amy Dam
October 7, 2014
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Apotex Inc. v. Eli Lilly Canada Inc., Eli Lilly and Company Limited
Adam Bobker and Amy Dam
April 25, 2014
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Take Two in the Passe-Partout Saga
François Larose and Amy Dam
March 20, 2014
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The Supreme Court of Canada Grants Leave to Appeal in the Plavix Case
Adam Bobker and Amy Dam
January 30, 2014
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Copyright Infringement Overseas Can Give Rise to Compensation in Canada
François Larose and Amy Dam
January 24, 2014
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Speaking Engagements

Kids, digital media and the law

Bereskin & Parr
Webinar: 12pm - 1pm
November 17, 2016

Tune in on November 17th for a practical guide to help you navigate legal issues when producing digital media for kids.  

Catherine Lovrics and Amy Dam will discuss the law and best practices to help you and your clients:
•    protect kids' privacy when producing interactive content for kids in Canada, and
•    manage risks presented by branded content and advertising to kids through digital media.

Click here to register.

Legal Workshop

Youth Media Alliance
Montréal, QC & Toronto, ON
May 12 - 13, 2016

Catherine Lovrics and Amy Dam will be speaking at the Youth Media Alliance (YMA) workshop on legal and regulatory issues related to digital applications. Catherine and Amy will discuss issues affecting the collection and use of personal data, before addressing the theme of digital marketing and online advertising to kids.

For more information, please click here.

Event Attendance

Conférence Legal.IT 2017

Young Bar of Montréal
Montréal, QC
March 23, 2017

Amy Dam attended the Conférence Legal.IT at Centre des Sciences de Montréal.

For more information, please click here.

Brand Activation Association

Marketing Law Conference
Chicago, IL
November 9 - 11, 2015

Jennifer McKenzie and Amy Dam will be attending the BAA's 37th Marketing Law Conference-Walking the Line: Between Innovation and Regulation.

To learn more about the event, please click here.

Women in Bio (WIB)

WIB-Greater Montreal and Technoparc Montréal Conference on Drug Reimbursement in Quebec
Montréal, QC
April 16, 2015

Bereskin and Parr is a proud sponsor of the WIB-Greater Montréal and the Technoparc Montréal conference on Drug Reimbursement in Quebec taking place on April 16, 2015. Carmela De Luca and Amy Dam will be attending the event.

To learn more about WIB and for further information about the conference, please click here.

WIB-Greater Montreal 2nd Anniversary Celebration: What Makes A Good Leader?

Montréal, QC
November 12, 2014

Carmela De Luca and Amy Dam will be attending Women in Bio (WIB) and the Greater Montreal Chapter’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration on “What Makes a Good Leader?” on November 12th from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

Influential women in the life science sector will share their views on “what makes a good leader” during a cocktail dinner. Each short interview will be followed by a brief question and answer period. Attendees include individuals from academia, industry, government and service providers. The anniversary celebrations are known for their friendly and collegial atmosphere, and provide a great opportunity to gain professional relationships.

YBAM

Cocktails with Judges
Montréal, QC
October 16, 2014

Amy Dam attended the Young Bar Association of Montreal’s (YBAM) 20th annual cocktail party to meet members of the judiciary in Quebec. 

The annual networking event was held at the Pointe-à-Callière Museum, where judges delivered their secrets and advice to young members of the Bar – going with the theme of what judges wished they knew as a young lawyer that they learned later on in their profession.

WIB and BQBC

The Personalized Medicine Revolution: Aligning the Business of Healthcare
Montréal, QC
September 9, 2014

Carmela De Luca will be a panel member for the symposium on “Compatibility between Business Model and the Clinical Setting". Bereskin & Parr will be a sponsor and Amy Dam will be attending the event.

Organized by Women In Bio (WIB) and the British Quebec Business Coalition (BQBC), the one-day symposium will focus on a variety of topics including the economic backdrop, personalized healthcare, the payer’s attitude, evidence-based therapies and the balanced value business model. It will give attendees the opportunity to network and collaborate between research scientists, clinicians, pharmacists, healthcare payers and industry in Canada and the U.K.

WIB is an organization of professionals committed to promoting careers, leadership and entrepreneurship for women in the life sciences.

BQBC provides a forum for British companies seeking to develop their business in Quebec and Quebec companies seeking to develop their business in Great Britain.

Click here to view the programme.

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Affiliate
Young Bar Association of Montréal

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