Claude Brunet is a senior partner of Norton Rose Fulbright in Canada. He practises intellectual property law and communications, with particular expertise in copyright, the entertainment and publishing industries, broadcasting, the Internet and applications before the Copyright Board. He advises clients on all aspects of their copyright portfolio, including assisting with preparing plans to protect their intellectual property, negotiating the acquisition of rights, and transferring rights in the event of mergers or acquisitions. He also represents clients in infringement proceedings and with respect to the certification of proposed royalty tariffs as well as with proposals for copyright reform. He is a member of the ALAI and was a founding member of Les Cahiers de la Propriété Intellectuelle. He was awarded the Médaille Beaumarchais for his contribution to the advancement of copyright in Canada, presented by the Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques (France). He has been a member of several Canadian delegations to UNESCO and WIPO. Québec Bar (1971).