Lisa Page Photo
Lisa Page Photo
Lisa Page Photo

Lisa Page practices international trade law, providing advice in diverse regulatory areas including on import and export controls, economic sanctions, customs, procurement, government security clearances, controlled goods and transportation of dangerous goods. She has specialized expertise in advising domestic producers, foreign exporters and domestic importers of goods into Canada in anti-dumping and countervailing duty trade remedy cases before the Canadian International Trade Tribunal and the Canada Border Services Agency. She has represented clients in judicial review proceedings before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.

Lisa also practices copyright law, advising clients including major online music services on issues arising from the use of music on the internet, the tariff-setting process and the negotiation of royalty rates with collective societies before the Copyright Board of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Supreme Court of Canada.

She works on files relating to administrative, public and intellectual property law. Lisa advises public and private sector clients in a range of industries, including oil and gas, manufacturing, technology and retail.

While completing her JD, Lisa worked as a policy analyst in the Copyright and Industrial Design Branch of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.

Representative Matters

  • Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Entertainment Software Association, 2022 SCC 30
  • Re-investigation concerning the normal values and export prices applicable to certain oil country tubular goods and certain seamless casing from China, OS 2022 RI
  • Copyright royalty rate proceedings in Online Music Services (2014-2018)
  • York University v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (“Access Copyright”), 2021 SCC 32
  • Oil Country Tubular Goods 4 investigation (Austria), NQ-2021-006
  • Oil Country Tubular Goods 3 investigation (Mexico), NQ-2021-004
  • Upholstered Domestic Seating investigation (China and Vietnam), NQ-2021-002
  • Grinding Media investigation (India), NQ-2021-001
  • Wheat Gluteninvestigation (Australia, Austria, Belgium, France, Germany and Lithuania), NQ-2020-003
  • Sucker Rods 2 (Argentina, Brazil and Mexico), SR2 2019 IN
  • Safeguard Inquiry into the Importation of Certain Steel Goods, GC-2018-001
  • Sucker Rods investigation (China), NQ-2018-001

Speaking Engagements

Canadian Council on International Law, Mind the Gender Gap: Achieving Women’s Economic Empowerment through Inclusive Trade Laws, Policies and Agreements



Community Involvement

  • Habitat for Humanity, Women Build – 2019
  • Lawyers Feed the Hungry – 2018

Directorships & Affiliations

  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Organization of Women in International Trade

Education & Admissions

Called to the Ontario bar
JDUniversity of Ottawa
Master's Degree in Global Development StudiesQueen's University
Honours Bachelor of Arts: Political Studies and Global Development StudiesQueen's University


Insights (9 Posts)

Featured Insight

On the Right Track: Canadian Government’s Key Changes to Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

The Canadian government has announced key changes to the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations to streamline cross-border trade of dangerous goods.

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Jan 10, 2023
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Supreme Court of Canada Hits Pause Button on Double Royalties Payable by Online Music Service Users

The Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the Copyright Act does not require online music service providers to pay two separate royalties to access works online.

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Nov 2, 2022
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Let’s Get Digital – Canadian Government Consults on Model Digital Trade Policy

The Canadian government develops Model International Digital Trade Policy and requests to join the Digital Economic Partnership Agreement.

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Nov 1, 2022
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Changes to Canadian Copyright – Ranging from AI to IoT, to 20 Years Longer Protection

Canada will extend the duration of the copyright term, and enhance regulation of artificial intelligence, the Internet of things, and online intermediaries.

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Jul 29, 2022
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Leveling the Playing Field:
EU First Out of the Gate with Proposed Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism

The European Commission announced its official proposal for a Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism on July 14, 2021.

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Aug 11, 2021
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Canada Makes Changes to Cross-border Hazardous Waste and Recycling Requirements

On February 26, 2021, Canada enacted the Cross-border Movement of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations.

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Aug 4, 2021
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Greening Canadian Borders – Canada Considers Border Carbon Adjustments for Carbon-Intensive Imports

Border Carbon Adjustments are being explored by various countries including Canada in its 2021 Budget to support climate change initiatives.

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Jul 6, 2021
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Implementing New NAFTA: Agreement on Everything Except the Name!

This article identifies key sectoral and other changes to the NAFTA, which will come into effect on July 1, 2020 through the implementation of the CUSMA.

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Jun 24, 2020

Deals & Cases (1 Posts)

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McMillan LLP Successful in Anti-Dumping Action to Protect Canadian Furniture Manufacturers

Canada Imposes Trade Remedy Measures on Chinese and Vietnamese Products, Including Duties Up To 204 Percent.

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Sep 2, 2021