Ms Anand has represented clients before the Ontario Superior Court and Federal Court of Canada in matters related to all aspects of intellectual property. Her practice focuses primarily on patent litigation in various industry sectors, including pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and oil and gas. Ms Anand is a strategic, creative and fearless advocate who offers her clients comprehensive advice on Canadian and multi-jurisdictional litigation. In addition to patent litigation, Ms. Anand also advises clients on IP and litigation strategy, and pharmaceutical clients on regulatory matters with Health Canada.
A scientist-turned-litigator, Ms Anand completed a PhD in molecular biology, genetics and cancer at McMaster University prior to obtaining her law degree at the University of Toronto. She is also active in the local legal community. Ms. Anand is co-chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s diversity and inclusion committee, a board member of Neighbourhood Legal Services, a local community legal clinic, and a frequent volunteer in the legal community judging moots and mentoring young lawyers.