Me Louis-Paul Marin
B. Sc. A., LL.B., LL.M., President
Louis-Paul Marin is an engineer and a lawyer. He also completed a Master's degree in law, focusing on regulatory analysis and technical risks.
Working as an in-house counsel for many years at Shire BioChem Inc. (formerly BioChem Pharma Inc). and Alcan Aluminium Limited, Louis-Paul Marin gained an in-depth understanding of the life sciences industries.
Since 2003, when he moved to private practice at two of Montreal largest and most prestigious law firms, his practice has been
focusing on general transactions. His expertise lies in intellectual property issues, research, development and transfer of technology as well as regulatory affairs in relation to health products. Louis-Paul Marin’s most recent experiences include the preparation and negotiation of intellectual property licenses, collaboration contracts, manufacturing contracts, distribution and research contracts for high technology companies, among others.
Further, awareness of and compliance with regulatory requirements being a critical factor in the commercialization of medical devices, Louis-Paul Marin combines his engineering and legal skills to guide life science industries through the growing number of regulatory issues. On the regulatory side, Me Marin created his own boutique firm, LOK North America Inc., and he contributed to the certification of innovative medical devices. Amongst others, he keeps abreast of new rules governing the development, labelling, advertising and sales of medical devices in the Canadian and US markets.
In addition to his duties at LOK North America Inc., Me Marin is currently a member of the Technical Committee SMC / ISO / TC
210 and an associate member of the CSA Z289. He is also a member of several boards.