1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2500, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1999 (QC)
Partner in the Business Law Group of the firm’s Montréal office. Practice focuses on all commercial aspects of the technology industry, mergers & acquisitions, private equity (including venture capital), governance, licensing, and ongoing business matters. Represents clients in a variety of technology-related and IP-intensive industries, including automotive, biotechnology, video games, and computer software. Provides advice on all commercial aspects of intellectual property law, including the drafting and negotiation of technology transfer and commercialization agreements and intellectual property due diligence. Often acts as senior advisor for various members of the investment community and various technology enterprises located locally and abroad. Canadian Registered Trademark Agent and member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Serves on the management committee of the Université de Montréal; L.R. Wilson Chair in Information Technology and E-Commerce Law. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1999.
On July 31, 2020, Apple Inc. acquired the shares of fintech startup Mobeewave Inc. Mobeewave's technology enables mobile payments via the tap of a credit card or smartphone on another phone to process a payment
A wholly owned subsidiary of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of the issued and outstanding shares of privately held Oldford Group Limited, the parent company of Isle of Man-headquartered Rational Group Ltd., the owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands, in an all-cash transaction for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion, including certain deferred payments and subject to customary purchase price adjustments.