David Yi is a member of the intellectual property group. He practises in all aspects of intellectual property law with an emphasis on complex patent litigation including patent infringement and validity matters and proceedings under section 6 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Mr. Yi has particular expertise in damages matters including actions for patent infringement damages and actions under section 8 of the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Mr. Yi’s clients span a variety of industries, including the life sciences and healthcare, and technology spaces. He has experience in matters before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, and Ontario Superior Court. Mr. Yi’s practice also assists clients in navigating matters where antitrust and competition issues intersect with intellectual property disputes. Before joining us, he completed a clerkship at the Federal Court with the Honourable Mr. Justice Zinn. Prior to that, he was a summer and articling student at a national law firm in Toronto. Mr. Yi has participated in, and continues to coach law students, in a variety of advocacy competitions, including the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot. He is a regular volunteer for duty counsel shifts with Pro Bono Law Ontario’s legal clinics, an extension of his commitment to improving access to quality pro bono legal services from law school where he was the director of the Pro Bono Students Canada Wills Clinic.

2020 Awards


Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Business, Intellectual Property

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