- Ontario (2015)
- University of Western Ontario (2014) JD
- Queen’s University (2011) BScH (Life Sciences, Research Option)
is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.
Naomi practices primarily in intellectual property litigation. She has been involved in complex patent disputes involving mechanical, computer and life sciences technology. Naomi has also assisted clients in cases concerning trademark, copyright, and commercial matters.
Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Naomi practiced as part of the intellectual property and technology group of an international law firm. She has acted as counsel before the Federal Court and Ontario Superior Court.
Naomi completed the J.D. program at the University of Western Ontario in 2014, and received the Bereskin & Parr Award in Industrial and Intellectual Property for demonstrating exceptional academic ability in the subject. Prior to attending law school, Naomi obtained a BSc.H. in Life Sciences (Research Option) from Queen’s University, graduating with distinction. As an undergraduate she was involved in research projects with both medical and industrial applications.
Counsel to Valeant in proceedings pursuant to the PM(NOC) Regulations relating to Glumetza (metformin), a medication used to treat type 2 diabetes.
Counsel to the defendant in a patent action related to nucleic acid amplification controls. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Counsel for Arctic Cat in a patent trial. The patent at issue concerned two-stroke engines with exhaust temperature-controlled ignition timing. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Canadian Bar Association
Ontario Bar Association
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
Lenczner Slaght has once again been recognized as a top patent contentious firm in Canada by the 2018 Managing Intellectual Property’s IP STARS publication, a leading guide to the world’s foremost IP firms and practitioners.
Canada’s leading litigation firm continues to add exceptional litigators to its IP talent portfolio.
Naomi Metcalfe participated in a panel at the Ontario Bar Association’s Institute on February 10, 2017. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)
Naomi Metcalfe co-authored an article for Practical Law Canada Corporate and Securities. The article is updated annually. (Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght)