Jonathan Giraldi

Jonathan is a trial lawyer with over a decade of courtroom experience in intellectual property litigation. Jonathan works with clients to help them understand and defend their rights, and has represented clients through all litigation steps including trials and appeals before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. His practice includes pharmaceuticals, environmental remediation, medical devices, consumer goods and electrical devices. Jonathan has been involved in several high profile damages actions as counsel for both Plaintiffs and Defendants.

Jonathan received a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Waterloo and his law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Representative Work

  • Represented Reddy’s in an action for s. 8 damages involving the drug abiraterone (2022 FC 1473, 2022 FC 1672, 2023 FC 216, 2023 FC 448)
  • Represented Pharmascience Inc. in an action and at trial for s. 8 damages involving the drugs pregabalin (2019 FC 1272, 2020 FC 1175) and zolpidem
  • Represented Reddy’s in an action under the PM(NOC) Regulations relating to the drug rivaroxaban (2019 FC 1408)
  • Represented Paid Search Engine Tools in an action and at trial of a patent infringement dispute against Google (2021 FC 515, 2021 FC 1435)
  • Successfully represented Teva Canada Limited as Plaintiff in an action for s. 8 damages involving the drug bortezomib, which also involved a counterclaim against Teva for patent infringement (2018 FC 754, 2019 FCA 273)
  • Represented Suncor Energy Inc. as Defendant in a patent infringement and validity action involving environmental remediation technology for the oil sands. (2014 FC 412)


  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association


  • Juris Doctor, Osgoode Hall Law School (2010)
  • Honours Bachelor of Science (Chemistry), University of Waterloo (2005)