Alexandra Steele is a litigator specialized in IP litigation involving patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs and unfair competition. She is recognized for her practical approach to managing all aspects of the litigation practice, including trials and dispute resolution. She regularly appears before the Federal Courts of Canada and the Québec Courts and is an accredited mediator in civil and commercial matters with the Québec Bar. Alexandra Steele was awarded a Bachelor of Civil Law (LLB) from the Université de Montréal in 1997 and was called to the Québec Bar in 1998. She has actively been involved in several national and international IP organizations and has worked with the Federal Courts of Canada and practitioners across Canada to develop and improve the rules of practice and procedure applicable to IP matters. She is a member of the Council of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Court Practice Committee of the National Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), the Patent Committee of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF), as well as the Liaison Committee between the Montréal Bar and the Federal Courts. Fluent in both French and English, she is a frequent author and speaker on IP matters.