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Kirby Cohen

Associate

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

Tel:   416.849.6912
Fax:   416.979.1234

Kirby Cohen is an associate in the Litigation Group at Goodmans.

Kirby’s practice focuses on commercial and intellectual property litigation and covers a wide range of areas, including contractual disputes, patent litigation, judicial reviews, plans of arrangement and construction matters.

Kirby has been counsel for Canada’s largest generic pharmaceutical manufacturer in cases involving patent validity and infringement, damages and profits quantification, contractual disputes, trademarks and monopolies claims and recovery under section 8 of the Patented Medicines (NOC) Regulations.

Kirby has appeared before the Federal Court, Ontario Superior Court of Justice and Commercial List.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Kirby’s representative work includes acting for:

  • Apotex Inc. in a judicial review involving the Canadian Commissioner of Lobbying
  • Apotex Inc. in patent infringement proceedings commenced in respect of patents covering the pharmaceutical ingredients in certain birth control pills
  • a Canadian airline for a plan of arrangement resulting from recent amendments to the Canada Transportation Act
  • the Liquidator of Reliance Insurance Company in respect of settlement agreements with excess liability policy holders and the ability of the government to be bound by said agreements
  • Apotex Inc. in a damages and profits quantification proceeding as a result of an asserted patent infringement involving the pharmaceutical ingredient omeprazole
Education Queen's University (J.D., Bronze Medalist overall, second year gold medalist, 2014)
University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Science, Dean's Honour Roll, Golden Key Recipient, 2010)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
The Advocate’s Society
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association

Year of Call

2015 Ontario