“Our first point of reference for IP.” Chambers Global 2011, Canada.
“This group has taken its place at the high table of pharmaceutical litigation.”Chambers Global 2010, Canada.
We work with clients in information technology, telecommunications, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, natural resources, the manufacturing and service industries, and in the music, book publishing and audio-visual industries.
Our team of lawyers and patent and trade-mark agents, prosecutes patent and trade-mark applications, prepares co-marketing and licensing agreements as well as validity and infringement opinions, and deals with litigation and other dispute resolution mechanisms. We also represent the interests of copyright owners and users in various contractual matters before the courts. Our IP litigators are ranked among the best in Canada. We also have particular strength in life sciences and the pharmaceutical industry.
We have a long history of recognition for innovation and excellence. Expertise includes: assessment of technology for intellectual property protection, including strategies for portfolio development involving procurement of rights, offensive and defensive litigation, licensing and commercialization strategies. Portfolio analysis, audits, due diligence and other related services are offered as part of financing and corporate transactions.
Our IP lawyers, patent and trade-mark agents, and technical consultants have expertise in engineering and scientific disciplines including:
- Engineering: aerospace, biomedical, chemical, civil, computer science, electrical, industrial, mechanical, and metallurgy and material science.
- Science: biochemistry, biomechanics, biotechnology, chemistry, endocrinology, food science, genetics, immunology, life sciences, microbiology, molecular/cellular biology, neuropsychology, neurophysiology, organic chemistry, pharmacology, physics, physiology and toxicology.
Our practice comprises prosecution, litigation and business with each service line offering unique areas of expertise.
Prosecution encompasses all proceedings before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. We handle copyrights, industrial designs, Internet domain names, patents, plant breeders' rights, trade-marks and trade-mark opposition.
In litigation, we offer you counterfeit enforcement, decision risk analysis, expungement, impeachment, infringement, and Internet issues.
In business matters, we handle advertising and marketing, due diligence, IP audits and portfolio management, licensing, ownership of IP assets, packaging and labelling, technology transfer, and trade secret agreements.
PLC Which lawyer? 2011
Life Sciences: IP