The Lallemand Experience: A Quebec Success Story


Chancellor Day Hall Stephen Scott Seminar Room (OCDH 16), 3644 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W9, CA
Free. 30$ for lawyers seeking CLE hours.

Part of the Innovation Week series of events, which this year focuses mainly on "Food for Law."

Lallemand Inc. is a privately owned company that researches, develops, produces and markets yeasts, bacteria and related products with the aim of reproducing, managing and optimizing natural fermentation processes in the agri-food industries. Founded in Montreal at the end of the 19th century, today Lallemand counts more than 2,900 employees working in 40 countries across 5 continents.

The final event of Food for Law Week offers exclusive insight into Lallemand’s experience of successfully expanding into the global food market. A panel of experts, economists, and lawyers will address topics including the challenges of international development, the uses and limits of intellectual property tools, technology transfer, the use of health claims, and the effects of regulatory frameworks on expanding markets for products such a supplements and probiotics.

This event will be presented in a mix of English and French


  • Sylvain Harper - Director of Intellectual Property Services at Lallemand
  • Marie-Hélène Rochon - Partner and Patent agent at Norton Rose Fulbright, Montreal
  • Ian Trimble - Associate at Norton Rose Fulbright, Toronto
  • Martin Cloutier - Professeur titulaire au Département de management et technologie, de l’ESG, Université du Québec à Montréal

  • Solange Henoud - Director of Global Regulatory Affairs, Lallemand

  • Hédia El Ourabi - Professeure au Département de marketing et systems d’information, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières

A request for accreditation for 2 hours of continuing legal education for jurists has been made to a recognized provider.

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