Faylene practises intellectual property law with a focus on patent litigation, including proceedings under the Patented Medicine (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Faylene has been involved in assisting clients on protecting and enforcing their patent portfolios in multiple jurisdictions. She also regularly prepares infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate opinions, particularly in respect of pharmaceutical patents.
A trained scientist with a doctorate in biochemistry and molecular biology from Dalhousie University, Faylene has had her scientific work in enzymology, organic chemistry, molecular biology and microbiology published in peer-reviewed journals and has presented at national and international chemistry conferences.
Faylene has worked as an associate in Osler’s Ottawa office since 2012.