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Bereskin & Parr LLP

Intellectual Property

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What the team is known for

IP boutique with offices in both Ontario and Québec. Noted for its deep bench strength and added capabilities in litigation, offering a wealth of expertise in licensing, dispute resolution, trade mark and patent portfolio management matters. Acts for a wide variety of clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, with particular strength in representing start-up companies.

Strengths

Sources laud the firm's "very strong team," with one saying: "They are subject matter experts in the life sciences area and are customer-focused."

"They are a top-shelf option in Canada," enthused one commentator, while another said: "They're one of the top boutiques in the country and they have deep technical expertise."

Work highlights

Advised Core Avionics & Industrial on patent filing, prosecution and strategy.

Notable practitioners

Donald Cameron is a prominent intellectual property expert and litigator with considerable experience in patent disputes. He has particularly strong expertise in the life sciences sector, with notable clients in biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Of counsel Robert MacFarlane is a well-respected intellectual property expert who is particularly proficient in patent issues related to the energy and manufacturing sectors.

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Overview

Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian full service intellectual property law firm serving clients across all industries around the world. Founded in 1965, the firm has grown to be one of the largest IP firms in Canada with offices located in major economic and technology centres. Bereskin & Parr is made up of more than 75 lawyers and patent and trademark agents, many of whom are recognized as leading practitioners in their specialized fields. The firm has established a depth of legal talent and systems to service clients in every aspect of patent, trademark and copyright law and IP litigation. 

The firm and its award-winning professionals are consistently ranked as the benchmark for IP law in Canada.

Intellectual Property Department

Bereskin & Parr LLP

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Department location

Scotia Plaza

40 King Street West

40th floor

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5H 3Y2

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Intellectual Property: Litigation


Donald M Cameron
Band 3
Robert MacFarlane
Band 4