Sheldon Burshtein
Partner Emeritus

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2934
Fax: (416) 863-2653

Sheldon exclusively practises intellectual property (IP) and technology law. He has been Certified by The Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Intellectual Property (Patent, Trademark and Copyright) Law, and is a Registered Patent and Trademark Agent in Canada. Sheldon's practice includes the clearance, prosecution, acquisition, enforcement and exploitation of patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs and other forms of IP. A significant portion of his practice is devoted to counselling on IP, technology, electronic commerce and social media. Sheldon's focuses on licensing and other transactions involving technology, including life sciences and information technology, and other IP rights, including in the sports and entertainment industries. Sheldon regularly advises on IP matters affecting every industry sector and represents clients in all technology sectors. He lectures in the intellectual property and technology intensive program at Osgoode Hall Law School. Sheldon has been a regular columnist in numerous IP publications and currently authors a column on "Licensing Fundamentals" in World Intellectual Property Report. He has also drafted sections of Canada's Copyright Act and has authored hundreds of papers and articles on IP.

Year Called to the Bar:1980 (ON)
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