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Cohen to discuss reproductive, fertility law at LSO event

Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen will speak about reproductive and fertility law at an upcoming Law Society of Ontario (LSO) event in Toronto. Cohen, founder of  ... Read more

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Decision to view frozen embryo as ‘property’ is significant: Cohen

The decision to award a frozen embryo to a Sudbury woman is significant because it classifies the embryo as property, Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen tells The ... Read more

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Government proposes partial easing of sperm donation, surrogacy regulations

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government is proposing new regulations that would lift a lifetime ban on men who have sex with other men from donating their sperm anonymously to ... Read more

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Court views frozen embryo as property

An Ontario court has awarded a frozen embryo to a Sudbury woman in a potentially precedent-setting case that came down to property ownership, Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara ... Read more

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Surrogacy laws need more work: Cohen

Canada still has a long way to go to bring clarity to the laws governing reproductive issues, Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen tells Law Times . Cohen, founder ... Read more

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Time for Canada to 'make it right' with fertility legislation

Canada’s fertility legislation is hurting those it was intended to protect, Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen tells CTV News . Cohen, founder of  Fertility ... Read more

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Fertility doctor accused of impregnating women with own sperm

OTTAWA — A law firm pursuing a class-action suit against a former Ottawa fertility doctor says it has evidence indicating he fathered 11 children by impregnating ... Read more

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More clarity needed around surrogate expenses: Cohen

Despite the growing number of surrogates — and the demand for them — in Canada, there remains considerable confusion around how their expenses are paid, Toronto ... Read more

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Cohen to co-chair fertility law conference in Toronto

Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen  will co-chair a conference on Current and Emerging Issues in Fertility Law on Feb. 5. The full-day event will be held at the ... Read more

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Cohen speaks at fertility conference

Toronto fertility lawyer Sara Cohen  spoke at the Canadian Fertility & Andrology Society’s Gatekeepers Dilemma 2018 conference on Jan. 26. Cohen, founder ... Read more

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Cohen to discuss Canadian surrogacy law at ABA webinar

Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen will share her insights on recent surrogacy law-related changes in Canada as part of an upcoming webinar, hosted by the American Bar ... Read more

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CFAS support for surrogate, donor compensation is 'important'

The Canadian Fertility and Andrology Society’s (CFAS) call for a change in the law to permit “reasonable compensation for gamete donors and surrogates” sends a ... Read more

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Surrogacy expense reimbursement creates practical challenges

Although the tension over expense reimbursement for surrogates in Canada may be academically interesting, the issue is very problematic from a practical perspective, Toronto ... Read more

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New legislation: a mixed bag for surrogacy in Ontario

Although the new All Parents Are Equal Act contains positive provisions related to gamete donation, the legislation contains few benefits when it comes to surrogacy agreements, ... Read more

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Fertility law practice working with growing number of single dads

There is growing evidence that more men across Canada are choosing single fatherhood via surrogacy — as Toronto fertility lawyer  Sara Cohen tells the Toronto Star ... Read more

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Vergara legal battle over frozen embryos highlights important issues

Although a legal battle is brewing in the U.S. between an actress and her ex-partner over whether he has a right to use their frozen embryos, in Canada, the law clearly sets out ... Read more

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All Families are Equal Act generally a good Law for Ontario parentage

Although Ontario’s new All Families Are Equal Act (Bill 28) is welcome legislation, it does make gestational surrogacy more legally risky than it was in the past, Toronto ... Read more

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Lack of regulation for care, monitoring of donors 'concerning'

Although Toronto fertility lawyer Sara Cohen tells Global News  that the services offered at Canadian fertility clinics in Canada are “generally ... Read more

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Fertility lawyer helps dispel myths around surrogacy

Although society has become more comfortable with the concept of surrogacy and third-party reproduction in general, a number of myths and misconceptions persist, Toronto ... Read more

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Allegations against fertility doctor 'sad and upsetting'

Allegations against an Ontario doctor that he used his own biological material to impregnate certain patients who came to him for treatment raise many important legal questions, ... Read more

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