Carol Hitchman

Carol’s practice is primarily focused on intellectual property litigation. She has appeared before all levels of the Federal Court and the Ontario Court, as well as the Supreme Court of Canada. She practices in the area of pharmaceutical patents as well as trade-mark and copyright matters.

Carol has been involved in cases relating to basic compound patents, formulation patents and use patents and has been involved extensively in litigation relating to trade-marks for the appearance of pharmaceuticals. Carol has written numerous papers and given presentations for the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Law Society of Upper Canada and the Canadian Bar Association, including presentations to Federal Court judges and prothonotaries. Carol has taught Patent Agent Tutorials for IPIC as well as the IPIC’s McGill Patents course. Carol is also a regular contributor to the Federated Press IP Bulletins.


  • Intellectual Property
  • Registered Patent and Trade-mark Agent
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