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Bereskin & Parr LLP

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Managing Partner: Stephen Beney
Number of Partners: 42
Number of Lawyers: 66
Languages: Cantonese, English, Farsi, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Tamil, Ukrainian, Vietnamese

Firm Overview: 

With a breadth and depth of IP knowledge and experts in every field, Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian intellectual property (IP) law firm, with a global reputation as one of the largest and most experienced firms in patent and trademark law, founded on the principles of excellence, care, and thoughtful work. 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 created and cultivated cutting-edge legal talent and robust systems to service clients in every aspect of patent, trademark and copyright law and IP litigation. Bereskin & Parr and its award-winning professionals are consistently ranked as the benchmark for IP law in Canada.

Main Areas of Practice: 

■ Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection
■ Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing

Patents including the Industry Groups:
■ Artificial Intelligence
■ Automotive
■ Cannabis
■ Chemical
■ Cleantech
■ COVID-19
■ Electrical & Computer Technology
■ FinTech
■ Life Sciences
■ Mechanical & Industrial Processes
■ Medical Devices
■ Nanotechnology
■ Oil & Gas
■ Psychedelics
■ Quantum

Litigation:
The firm’s litigation team has a myriad array of technical backgrounds in engineering, biotechnology and computer related fields, and are able to efficiently present complex technical cases. Several members have extensive experience before the Supreme Court of Canada, and federal and provincial courts and tribunals.
Contact: Andrew McIntosh
Tel: 416 957 1677
Email: [email protected]

IP Management & Strategic Counseling:
The firm prides itself on the technical qualifications and industry knowledge of its professionals. This combination, as well as in-depth patent and trademark law training and experience, allows it to offer a full range of intellectual property services, from protecting clients’ IP assets, to assisting in the development and management of their growing portfolio.
Contact: Bhupinder Randhawa
Tel: 416 957 1630
Email: [email protected]

Licensing & Transactions:
The firm’s licensing and transaction team is well equipped to handle a wide variety of matters with technical backgrounds and knowledge in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, computer science, electronics, entertainment and new media fields, as well as a deep understanding of national and foreign intellectual property protection and drafting and negotiating complex IP agreements.
Contact: Victor Krichker
Tel: 416 957 1699
Email: [email protected]

Life Sciences:
The specialised life sciences practice group brings together professionals with strong scientific backgrounds in immunology, organic and inorganic chemistry, biochemistry, molecular and human genetics and experimental medicine. Members stay at the forefront of the industry and in the law that relates to it.
Contact: Micheline Gravelle
Tel: 416 957 1682
Email: [email protected]

Copyright & Digital Media:
The copyright and digital media practice group is experienced in providing legal advice related to the internet, social media, and other digital and interactive platforms such as smartphone applications.
Contact: Adam Bobker
Tel: +1 416 957 1681
Email: [email protected]
Contact: François Larose
Tel: +1 514 871 2109
Email: [email protected]

Patents:
The firm’s patents practice is comprised of several specialized groups such as chemical, clean tech, electrical and computer technology and mechanical and industrial processes. Each group assists clients in patent and design evaluations and applications. Members have expertise in a variety of technical, scientific and engineering disciplines, including chemical, civil, computer, electrical, mechanical, metallurgical and nuclear engineering, as well as electronics, physics, computer hardware and software, chemistry and biotechnology.
Contact: Micheline Gravelle
Tel: 416 957 1682
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Bhupinder Randhawa
Tel: 416 957 1630
Email: [email protected]

Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing:
This group provides comprehensive advice on issues relating to the promotion and sale of clients’ products and services and is committed to keeping clients abreast of the regulatory changes that affect the way they market and advertise their products and services in Canada.
Contact: Melanie Szweras
Tel: 416 957 1628
Email: [email protected]
Contact: Wynnie Chan
Tel: 416 957 1662
Email: [email protected]

Trademarks:
The trademarks practice group is one of the largest and most experienced in Canada. The firm is experienced in advising its clients on creating and managing worldwide trademark portfolios, trademark disputes, managing domain name registrations and dispute resolution, and coordinating its clients’ Canadian needs with an international strategy.
Contact: Janice Bereskin
Tel: 416 957 1601
Email: [email protected]

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Bereskin & Parr LLP rankings

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Donald M Cameron
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