Megan Paterson is an intellectual property associate focusing on disputes, brand enforcement and management, and health regulatory matters. Megan is also an active member of the Firm's pro bono team and provides legal support for survivors of human trafficking and sexual exploitation.
Megan joined Baker McKenzie in 2016 as a summer student before completing her Ontario Articles of Clerkship. Prior to joining the Firm, Megan completed a Masters of Public Health and worked as a consultant for UNITAID at the World Health Organization in Geneva and other global health organizations in Toronto focusing on issues related to pharmaceutical policy.
Representative Legal Matters
Representing a Canadian office supply retail chain in a large copyright infringement action involving set-top streaming devices
Representing one of North America's largest freight railroad networks in a patent infringement suit on three patents pertaining to online e-commerce customer-facing tools
Representing a Canadian confectionary company in a lawsuit regarding the sale of grey market goods
Advising a multinational healthcare technology company on regulatory compliance matters related to an online pharmacy platform
Assists various global clients with trademark clearance, prosecution, and enforcement
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of Ontario
- Ontario Bar Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario~Canada (2018)
- University of Western Ontario (JD) (2017)
- University of Toronto (MPH) (2013)
- McMaster University (BA, Honors) (2010)