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Belle Van


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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4182
Fax:   416.979.1234

Belle Van is an associate in the Litigation and Technology Groups at Goodmans. She has a wealth of knowledge in the area of intellectual property law. Her practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, including patent and trademark disputes. Belle has handled cases involving all aspects of patent litigation and has played an integral role on several leading patent law cases in Canada with a high success rate.

Belle advises clients on all aspects of trademark and intellectual property law, including the production, sale and health and safety requirements of regulated products in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and consumer goods industries, and on regulatory compliance.

Belle has appeared before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Before joining Goodmans, Belle worked in the health care industry in the field of nuclear medicine.


Belle is a contributing author to Carswell’s Canadian Patent Law Benchbook - a leading resource for Canadian judges in the field of patent law.

Belle is active in pro bono work.

Education University of Windsor, University of Detroit Mercy (LL.B./J.D., Cum Laude, 2006)
The Michener Institute (B.SC / M.R.T., N, 2002)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Toronto Computer Lawyers Group

Year of Call

2007 Ontario