Alistair Simpson has been advising clients in respect of intellectual property matters for more than 25 years. His practice is diverse, encompassing all areas of intellectual property law including procurement, transactions and exploitation including licensing, and enforcement and defence work including litigation, with a particular emphasis on patents. He has extensive expertise working with clients in industries relating to both high technology and mechanical subject matter, such as telecommunication systems, industrial machinery and systems including packaging equipment, agricultural equipment, energy related technologies, and medical devices. Also listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal – Patents, and the IAM Patent 1000. Fellow of IPIC; member of the Licensing Committee. Member of CBA, LES, New York State Bar Association - member of the IP and the Entertainment, Arts and Sports Law Sections. BASc (Civil Engineering); LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1990, the New York State Bar in 2003, England and Wales (Solicitor) in 2012 and the Alberta Bar in 2013.