333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993 (ON)
Partner in the Litigation Group. Practice has focused on IP and litigation for more than 25 years. Extensive experience in patent, trademark, copyright, and industrial design litigation in various fields. Has been counsel on many landmark IP cases, particularly in the Federal Court (including the Federal Court of Appeal) and on multiple occasions in the Supreme Court of Canada. Has also advocated before government representatives for clients in relation to pending legislation. Also specializes in IP portfolio management and due diligence and has extensive experience in developing strategies for the development, acquisition, licensing, and enforcement of IP of all types. Recognized as a leading IP litigation lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Who’s Who Legal: Canada, IAM Patent 1000, Best Lawyers in Canada, and Euromoney’s Guideto the World’s Leading Patent Law Practitioners. Frequent speaker at industry conferences and author of various articles on IP law and advocacy. Has lectured at the Rotman School of Business and at Osgoode Hall Law School on IP and health law issues. Member of IPIC, AIPLA, and the IP Section of the CBA. BEng Sci (Electrical), 1987, University of Western Ontario and LLB, 1991, University of Toronto. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1993.