Denise Lacombe

Denise is the director of the legal function at AstraZeneca Canada Inc., an innovative pharmaceutical company.  She is responsible for strategic legal advice and risk management related to all aspects of the business and for Canadian patent litigation – resulting in extensive interactions with a diverse group of commercial leaders, government representatives and external counsel.  Denise also develops IP policy at AstraZeneca and is a member of the IP Core Team at Innovative Medicines Canada.  Prior to working at AstraZeneca, Denise was an associate at Smart & Biggar.

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