Canada Nationwide - Canada Intellectual Property
- Alison Hayman Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
- Andrea Rush Blaney McMurtry LLP
- Anthony M. Prenol CPST Intellectual Property
- Chris Hunter Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
- Christian Bolduc Smart & Biggar
- Daphne Lainson Smart & Biggar
- Jonathan Auerbach Stikeman Elliott LLP
- Peter Giddens McMillan LLP
- Shelagh Carnegie Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
- Stephanie Vaccari Baker McKenzie
- Catherine LovricsMarks & Clerk
- Elizabeth DipchandDipchand LLP
- Henry LueWilson Lue LLP
- Jonathan ColomboMarks & Clerk
- May ChengDipchand LLP
- Shane HardyCozen O'Connor
Up and Coming
1Gowling WLG (Canada) LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 1 |Gowling WLG is renowned for its ability to handle a wide array of eye-catching IP mandates for a thriving Canadian and international client base. The law firm offers a deep bench of experienced practitioners knowledgeable in litigation and non-contentious proceedings. The team is highlighted for its impressive track record in IP disputes and notable strength in patent and trade mark matters. It regularly acts for clients in the technology, healthcare and sports sectors. The firm also offers notable expertise in trade secret matters and is able to provide representation in provincial courts across Canada. Its strength is particularly prominent in its Ottawa and Toronto offices. 1Smart & BiggarIntellectual Property2024 | Band 1 |Smart & Biggar is a well-established IP and innovation boutique with offices in Ontario, Québec, Alberta and British Columbia. The law firm maintains an impressive IP development service, assisting high-profile clients with issues ranging from licensing and marketing to enforcement and litigation. Reputed for its bench strength and quality representation, it has proven skill in patent and trade mark litigation as well as a substantial range of commercial IP matters. The group services clients in a diverse range of sectors, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals and the media industry, and has an impressive portfolio of clients in e-commerce and technology.
2Bereskin & Parr LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 2 |Bereskin & Parr is a well-known IP boutique with offices in both Ontario and Québec. Noted for its deep bench strength and added capabilities in litigation, the law firm offers a wealth of expertise in licensing, dispute resolution, trade mark and patent portfolio management matters. The team acts for a wide variety of clients in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, with particular strength in representing startup companies and education institutions. 2Norton Rose FulbrightIntellectual Property2024 | Band 2 |Norton Rose Fulbright is a distinguished international firm with experience housed in its Vancouver and Montréal offices, as well as an IP group in Toronto. The team acts on a broad array of significant regulatory and transactional IP matters, as well as complex disputes relating to patent, copyright and trade mark matters. Sought after for its expertise in the life sciences sector, it has been retained by several pharmaceutical industry leaders for patent regulatory advice, strategy and litigation. The group provides knowledgeable counsel to domestic and international clients in the sports and technology sectors, among others. 2Torys LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 2 |The intellectual property team at Torys is experienced in a broad range of litigation and commercial matters for a variety of prominent clients, including those in the chemical, banking, pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. The Toronto-based law firm also handles an array of regulatory, prosecution and advisory work, including complex patent and copyright issues. It is also noted for its deep expertise in portfolio management and for its work on trade mark mandates.
3Baker McKenzieIntellectual Property2024 | Band 3 |Well-known international law firm Baker McKenzie services an impressive list of global brands across pharmaceuticals, luxury consumer products, technology and financial services. The Toronto-based team offers significant experience in IP portfolio management and prosecution, covering both trade marks and patents. The group also regularly assists with IP issues relating to significant cross-border transactions. 3Borden Ladner Gervais LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 3 |Borden Ladner Gervais possesses a strong team of experienced IP lawyers spread across its network of offices in Canada. Well regarded for its patent prosecution and trade mark filing work, the team holds additional experience in transactional matters and infringement litigation. The law firm leverages the solid technical background of its practitioners to proficiently advise clients in the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. 3FaskenIntellectual Property2024 | Band 3 |Fasken is recommended for its skilled handling of patent infringement and prosecution files, often servicing an enviable roster of domestic and international clients. The law firm regularly handles pharmaceutical litigation and copyright disputes across the nation, with noted strength in Montréal. Its IP capabilities are supported by strong regulatory teams focused on the life sciences and media sectors. The team is well known for its work in the technology and telecommunications sectors, and has a diverse client base which ranges from individual entrepreneurs and startups to multinational corporations. 3McCarthy Tétrault LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 3 |McCarthy Tétrault has an established team of intellectual property lawyers who regularly handle both contentious and non-contentious work. The law firm acts for a stable of impressive domestic and international clients, such as media and broadcasting and technology companies, on patent, trade mark and copyright issues, including major litigation. The litigation team in particular is noted for representing telecommunications and pharmaceutical clients in significant patent disputes. The firm derives much of its strength from its experts in Toronto, with additional experts in Western Canada. 3Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 3 |Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt possesses a strong team of intellectual property practitioners, providing support to domestic and international clients hailing from the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and telecoms sectors. The law firm is well regarded for its patent prosecution and litigation work, with added experience handling the IP aspects of corporate transactions. It regularly provides advice on a variety of trade mark, patent and copyright matters.
4Bennett Jones LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4 |Bennett Jones operates a well-regarded intellectual property practice that handles a diverse range of IP matters for clients across Canada, with particular expertise in both patent prosecution and litigation. The law firm also advises on trade mark and copyright issues and offers niche expertise in relation to biochemical and oil sands technology. Furthermore, the team regularly handles complex disputes and commercial IP mandates for a wide range of clients from the energy, pharmaceutical, manufacturing and retail sectors, among others. 4Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4 |Cassels Brock & Blackwell is renowned for its representation of household multimedia, automotive, food and beverage, and retail sector clients in complex trade mark and copyright mandates. The law firm is highly regarded for its experience acting for clients before the Copyright Board of Canada and the Trademarks Opposition Board. The team has acted for a number of well-known global brands with regard to the licensing, enforcement and protection of trade marks. 4Lavery, de BillyIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4 |Québec law firm Lavery, de Billy assists clients across the full gamut of intellectual property law, with a significant dedication to clients in the technology and life sciences sectors. The law firm possesses a robust bench of practitioners, featuring experience in portfolio management and expansion, as well as transactional mandates and litigation. 4Stikeman Elliott LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4 |Stikeman Elliott is a well-recognized law firm which is praised for its IP expertise. The department enjoys a growing bench of practitioners who are knowledgeable in patent and trade mark matters. The team is also adept at handling copyright, licensing and domain name mandates. The lawyers assist with the management, protection and enforcement of IP.
- Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4
- ROBIC LLPIntellectual Property2024 | Band 4