Founded in 1892, ROBIC, L.L.P. is an internationally renowned firm of professionals including lawyers, scientists and engineers specializing in Intellectual Property and Business Law. We provide dynamic and entrepreneurial representation to clients in managing all aspects of their intellectual capital. We are recognized by our peers as a benchmark provider of legal services related to the protection, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property rights and other intangible assets.
ROBIC is home to some of Canada’s most prolific and reputable lawyers and intellectual property counsel. Our team is composed of more than 170 dedicated individuals including 50 professionals, well-known and highly respected by their colleagues, by the Courts and Government agencies before which they practice.
+ PATENTS AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
The members of the patent and industrial designs department are scientists and engineers who offer a wide-range of services relating to the prosecution of patent and industrial design applications in Canada and throughout the world. In addition to the prosecution of patent applications, the patent group also offers services related to landscape and patentability searches, as well as validity and infringement opinions. The members of the group have extensive expertise in many different areas of science.
The members of the trademark group offer a wide array of services ranging from opinions with respect to the registrability and availability of trademarks and to the prosecution of trademark applications in Canada and throughout the world. The members of this department assist our clients with the management of their trademark portfolios and establish effective strategies aimed at protecting brands locally and abroad.
The members of the copyright department assist our clients in prosecuting copyright registrations, conducting title searches, and negotiating and drafting agreements related to the commercialisation of copyright. Our professionals are often solicited to provide advice regarding matters of piracy and counterfeiting.
The members of the litigation department represent clients before all levels of the Federal Court of Canada, the Quebec provincial courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before many specialized administrative tribunals. In addition to the enforcement of the more traditional rights resulting from patents, trademarks and copyrights, our litigation lawyers also assist our clients with civil and commercial proceedings dealing with issues related to technologies, confidentiality, trade secrets and unfair competition.
+ BUSINESS LAW
The members of the business law department advise clients regarding technology transfers, license grants, mergers and acquisitions, structuring of consortiums and joint-ventures, financing transactions and research and development, collaboration projects, and due diligence verifications. Our lawyers have extensive experience in complex commercial transactions.