22: Fertility Law (Sara Cohen) - March 22, 2017

Sara Cohen

This week, we’re speaking about fertility law with Sara Cohen, a lawyer who was recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada!

Topics: unenforceable surrogacy agreements; financial compensation for donors; and becoming a sperm donor through sex.

Full Episode (34:09) Download


1. Surrogacy Agreements (12:52) Download

All Families Are Equal Act (Parentage and Related Registrations Statute Law Amendment), 2016, S.O. 2016 C.23


2. Financial Compensation for Donors (11:29) Download

Assisted Human Reproduction Act, S.C. 2004, c.2


3. Becoming a Donor Through Sex (10:06) Download

All Families Are Equal Act (Parentage and Related Registrations Statute Law Amendment), 2016, S.O. 2016 C.23


About the Guest:

Sara Cohen is a fertility law lawyer based in Toronto, with clients throughout Canada and beyond. She is the founder of Fertility Law Canada and a partner at D2Law LLP where her practice is exclusively devoted to fertility law.

Sara regularly acts on behalf of intended parents, surrogate mothers, egg donors, sperm donors, embryo donors, and other people involved with reproductive technologies. She is frequently before the Ontario courts in obtaining declarations of parentage and non-parentage on behalf of intended parents, both Canadian and international. She also provides legal advice to domestic and international fertility clinics, hospitals, cryobanks and businesses in the fertility industry

Sara is an adjunct professor of law at Osgoode Hall Law School where she teaches reproductive law, She is the Legal Co-Chair of the Ethics and Law Special Interest Group of the Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society and the legal representative on the Ethics Committee at TRIO Fertility, one of the largest and most well-respected fertility clinics in Canada.

Her blog, the Fertility Law Canada Blog won a Clawbie award for Best New Blog. Sara was also the recipient of the 2013 Precedent Setter Award and was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.

 

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