What the team is known for
Goodmans houses a well-regarded Toronto-based intellectual property department, with notable strength in handling complex litigation. Renowned for its leading expertise in the pharmaceutical sector, the firm's expertise covers both disputes and non-contentious issues. The team also offers experience in transactional, licensing and portfolio management files, often working for well-known domestic and international brands, including Asahi Europe and Cadillac Fairview. The group enjoys a strong reputation for its assured handling of patent litigation matters, particularly for long-standing client Apotex.
Peers commend the firm's "strong IP litigation practice" and crop of "excellent litigators."
A team led by Andrew Brodkin represented Google in a patent infringement lawsuit against Sonos involving the latter's beam speaker products.
assists clients with a host of patent and trade mark issues, including clearance, prosecution and portfolio management. She has been retained by major brands across a range of industries including consumer products, technology and media.
is a leading intellectual property lawyer with considerable experience litigating complex pharmaceutical patent disputes. He has also represented major manufacturing and technology clients in both patent and trade mark litigation."Andrew Brodkin is like a magician; he is incredible in court." "He is a very effective oral advocate and is a really good cross-examiner."
holds a solid reputation as an IP litigator and has played an important role in several high-profile patent litigation cases, particularly in the pharmaceutical sector."His work is quite spectacular." "Ben Hackett has an excellent set of skills."
impresses for his breadth of experience and knowledge in the intellectual property sphere, assisting clients through the full patent life-cycle, from inception and clearance to litigation and enforcement.
Legendary litigator Harry Radomski
continues to be recognised as an eminent intellectual property expert, particularly with issues concerning pharmaceutical patent litigation."Harry Radomski is a fabulous orator with an incredible depth of knowledge and unparalleled experience." "He is the godfather in this area, and his knowledge of case law is encyclopedic."
continues to impress market observers for his prominent role in major pharmaceutical patent litigation files, particularly for clients on the generic side of the industry."His writing is spectacular and he has a great understanding of case law."