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Kaitlin* is a scientist turned lawyer with a broad intellectual property litigation practice. By combining her diverse legal experience and scientific background, she achieves§ creative solutions for her clients. With a PhD in experimental medicine, Kaitlin tests boundaries and experiments with ideas to find the right balance of science and law that will win the day. An avid surfer and skier, Kaitlin applies these same principles as she races across land and sea. .



Kaitlin Soye (she/her)

is an associate at Lenczner Slaght.

Kaitlin’s practice encompasses a broad range of intellectual property and commercial litigation. In intellectual property matters, she has patent experience with industries including pharmaceuticals, biologics, oil and gas, and telecommunications; as well as copyright and trademark experience. In commercial litigation matters, Kaitlin has experience in food and drug regulation, employment, product liability, professional liability and regulation, and defamation matters.

Kaitlin is an avid supporter of new members of the legal profession. She acts as a mentor to law students and junior lawyers through several organizations.

Prior to law school, she completed her B.Sc. in Molecular Biology from the University of Guelph, her M.Sc. in Microbiology and Immunology and her Ph.D. in Experimental Medicine from McGill University. She also completed a graduate certificate in business administration at Concordia University. Kaitlin's doctoral research focused on establishing a scientific basis for innovative and alternative therapies to viral infections. She has extensive research experience in molecular biology, nutrition, biochemistry, virology, and infectious disease.

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  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada - Litigation Committee (2021-present)

  • Law Society of Ontario

  • The Advocates' Society

  • Ontario Bar Association - Member-at-Large of the Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Executive

  • Toronto Intellectual Property Group

  • First Generation Network - Mentorship Program

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