Hugues G. Richard specializes in litigation, transactional law and strategic counselling in all aspects of intellectual property. He holds a Bachelor of Arts from Université de Montréal in 1967, a civil law degree in 1970 and was called to the Québec Bar in 1971. Hugues G. Richard is consistently ranked by his peers as one of the preeminent intellectual property experts in Canada. He appears in numerous guides, including Best Lawyers, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars, International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014, PLC Which Lawyer?, Trade Mark Law Practitioners and Chambers Global. Hugues G. Richard is an active litigator and an experienced negotiator in the field of intellectual property litigation. His expertise and knowledge are put to use in its responsibilities as an accredited arbitrator for these highly respected national and international arbitration centres. He has served in these arbitration centres regularly for 10 years.