PROFILE: BERESKIN & PARR
Bereskin & Parr
Scotia Plaza, 40 King Street West, 40th Floor
M5H 3Y2 Canada
T: 416 364 7311
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Bereskin & Parr 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 80
lawyers and patent and trademark agents across four offices.
Our litigation team has a wide variety of technical backgrounds in engineering, and several
members have extensive experience before the Supreme Court of Canada, federal and provincial
courts and tribunals.
Our 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.
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.
The copyright and digital media group practice group is experienced in providing legal
advice related to the internet, social media, and other digital and interactive platforms such as
Our patents practice comprises several specialised groups such as chemical, clean tech,
electrical and computer technology, and mechanical and industrial processes.
The trademarks practice group is experienced in advertising with clients on creating and
managing worldwide trademark portfolios, trademark disputes, managing domain name
registrations and dispute resolution.
The growing industries around artificial intelligence and cannabis are significant areas of IP
focus in 2019/20.
Bereskin & Parr prides itself on the technical qualifications and industry knowledge of its
professionals. This combination allows it to offer a full range of IP services.
The firm is proud to have 11 lawyers—Daniel Bereskin, Janice Bereskin, Donald Cameron, Brigitte
Chan, Michael Charles, Micheline Gravelle, Susan Keri, Robert MacFarlane, Scott MacKendrick,
Donald MacOdrum and Cynthia Rowden—nominated in WIPR Leaders 2020
(L) Daniel Bereskin p31
(R) Janice Bereskin p31
(L) Donald Cameron p31
(R) Brigitte Chan p32
(L) Michael Charles p32
(R) Micheline Gravelle p34
(L) Susan Keri p35
(R) Robert MacFarlane p36
(L) Scott MacKendrick p36
(R) Donald MacOdrum p36
Cynthia Rowden p38
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