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Torys is Delighted to Announce New Counsel Karen Townsend

February 10, 2016

We are pleased to announce Karen Townsend has been promoted to Counsel.

Karen Townsend’s practice focuses on pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, food and drug law and intellectual property issues. She has substantial experience in all aspects of patents, including prosecution, and regulatory issues relating to acquiring, maintaining and defending patent rights. Karen also has significant expertise in advising on risk management of intellectual property and regulatory matters. She also assists clients interested in investing in life science companies in evaluating technologies and intellectual property portfolios.


Torys LLP

Torys is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

We believe that clients should respect, trust and like their legal counsel. Our clients tend to be deeply loyal, enjoying in return Torys\' exceptional loyalty and value, and enduring professional and personal bonds.

Torys operates from offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary and Montréal.

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Karen Townsend

Torys LLP

Law School

University of Western Ontario

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property