Paul-Erik’s commercial litigation practice focuses on class actions, competition law, intellectual property matters, complex commercial disputes, and professional liability. His clients include major technology companies, financial institutions, pharmaceutical companies, and franchisors. Paul-Erik has extensive trial experience, having acted as counsel in trials involving a number of industries and subject-matters, including a dispute over the implementation of a software package, intellectual property matters relating to pharmaceutical products and technology patents, a misleading advertising case, and several contractual disputes. He has appeared repeatedly before both the Supreme Court of Canada and the Ontario Court of Appeal. Paul-Erik also has extensive experience with regulatory and public law proceedings, having represented clients in professional discipline committee proceedings, commissions of inquiry, and before various administrative tribunals. Paul-Erik is also an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.
Many sectors are ripe for class-action litigation: privacy, cybersecurity and big data, long-term care facilities, securities, employment, consumer/competition, and the 'social' part of ESG: equity, diversity and harassment