Stephen Beney

Partner

Mississauga, 905.817.6102

Practice Group(s)

Patents
Automotive
Cleantech
Electrical & Computer Technology
Financial Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
Medical Devices
Oil & Gas
Industrial Designs
Trademarks

Education

B.Sc. (Physics), University of Toronto, 1982

Qualifications

Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 1997
Registered United States Patent Agent, 1998
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 1998

Professional Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)

Stephen M. Beney

B.Sc. (Physics)

Stephen Beney is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP and Head of the Medical Devices practice group.

Stephen works with clients to assess IP needs, and has helped to secure patents for a diverse array of clients, including start-ups, small- to medium-sized enterprises, major multinational companies and university researchers. Stephen has been proven valuable to his clients in securing their patent rights in diverse technologies, including: automotive; medical devices and imaging systems; electronic devices; communication systems; video and signal processing systems; mass spectrometry; solar power devices and systems; fuel cell technology; internet systems; business methods; and cleantech devices and systems. He advises on IP management and strategic planning and has prepared many patentability opinions, as well as infringement and validity opinions.

In addition to his extensive patent work, Stephen has experience in preparing and prosecuting industrial design applications.

In 2016, Stephen was elected the President of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) at its 90th Annual Meeting. After having spent two years on IPIC Council, in 2014 Stephen was appointed to the Executive Council as Secretary, and in 2015 was elected as the Vice President. In addition to his leadership role, Stephen is a member of the Institute’s Patent Legislation, Professional Regulation and Information Technology committees. Stephen also served as a member of the Patent Agents Examining Board.

Due to his extensive experience, Stephen was selected by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office as one of a handful of professionals across Canada to participate in the government’s Modernizing the IP Community Initiative.

Stephen has authored and co-authored many articles on patent law. Stephen has also spoken on patent law at seminars and conferences in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Stephen has contributed extensively to patent education in Canada. He has been lecturing and tutoring for the annual IPIC-McGill University Patent Course for several years, and is a past Director of that course. Stephen has also been lecturing and tutoring for the annual IPIC Patent Agent Training Course, both the Drafting & Prosecution Module and the Infringement & Validity Module.

 

 

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Stephen Beney

Stephen M. Beney

B.Sc. (Physics)

Partner
Mississauga      Ph: 905.817.6102

Practice Group(s)
Patents
Automotive
Cleantech
Electrical & Computer Technology
Financial Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
Medical Devices
Oil & Gas
Industrial Designs
Trademarks

Education
B.Sc. (Physics), University of Toronto, 1982

Qualifications

Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 1997
Registered United States Patent Agent, 1998
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 1998

Stephen Beney is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP and Head of the Medical Devices practice group.

Stephen works with clients to assess IP needs, and has helped to secure patents for a diverse array of clients, including start-ups, small- to medium-sized enterprises, major multinational companies and university researchers. Stephen has been proven valuable to his clients in securing their patent rights in diverse technologies, including: automotive; medical devices and imaging systems; electronic devices; communication systems; video and signal processing systems; mass spectrometry; solar power devices and systems; fuel cell technology; internet systems; business methods; and cleantech devices and systems. He advises on IP management and strategic planning and has prepared many patentability opinions, as well as infringement and validity opinions.

In addition to his extensive patent work, Stephen has experience in preparing and prosecuting industrial design applications.

In 2016, Stephen was elected the President of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) at its 90th Annual Meeting. After having spent two years on IPIC Council, in 2014 Stephen was appointed to the Executive Council as Secretary, and in 2015 was elected as the Vice President. In addition to his leadership role, Stephen is a member of the Institute’s Patent Legislation, Professional Regulation and Information Technology committees. Stephen also served as a member of the Patent Agents Examining Board.

Due to his extensive experience, Stephen was selected by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office as one of a handful of professionals across Canada to participate in the government’s Modernizing the IP Community Initiative.

Stephen has authored and co-authored many articles on patent law. Stephen has also spoken on patent law at seminars and conferences in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

Stephen has contributed extensively to patent education in Canada. He has been lecturing and tutoring for the annual IPIC-McGill University Patent Course for several years, and is a past Director of that course. Stephen has also been lecturing and tutoring for the annual IPIC Patent Agent Training Course, both the Drafting & Prosecution Module and the Infringement & Validity Module.

 

 

Articles

Proposed New Canadian Industrial Design Regulations: Our Detailed Review – Part 2
July 25, 2017
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Proposed New Canadian Industrial Design Regulations: Our Detailed Review – Part 1
July 20, 2017
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Past Experience Should Guide Measures to Deal with Patent Trolls
Stephen Beney and Cameron Gale
May 2, 2017
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Mind The Gap – U.S. Provisional Applications
Stephen Beney and Nicholas  Aitken
March 20, 2017
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Bar Against Extrinsic Information Not Up To Scratch, Federal Court
Stephen Beney and Nicholas  Aitken
October 24, 2016
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Privilege for Patent and Trademark Agents now in effect for Canada
Stephen Beney and Scott MacKendrick
June 24, 2016
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Vehicle Intelligence: A Patent-Ineligible Lack of Technical Details
Stephen Beney and Maria Wei
May 13, 2016
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Court of Appeal Confirms Patent Act Is a "Complete Statutory Scheme"
Stephen Beney and Nicholas  Aitken
February 24, 2016
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The Weight of Words: the Printed Matter Doctrine
Stephen Beney and Nicholas  Aitken
February 22, 2016
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Patents — Year in Review
Stephen Beney and Nicholas  Aitken
January 28, 2016
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Latest Estimates on Effective Date of the Patent and Design Act Amendments
Stephen Beney
October 20, 2015
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Patent trolls and patent law reform: Can history be a guide to dealing with trolls and sharks?
Stephen Beney and Cameron Gale
March 25, 2015
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U.S. Supreme Court Again Limits Business Method Patents
Stephen Beney and Paul Horbal
June 19, 2014
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U.S. Patent Troll Bill Unsuccessful – What is the Situation in Canada?
Stephen Beney and Tom Zhang
May 28, 2014
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Recent Developments in Obviousness-Type Double Patenting
Stephen Beney and Christopher Bury
May 7, 2014
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Time for a Change
Stephen Beney and Reshika Dhir
February 11, 2014
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Software and Business Method Patents Continue to Vex Patent Offices and Courts
Stephen Beney and Paul Horbal
September 17, 2013
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Canadian Patent Office Issues Revised Examination Guidelines Concerning Computer-based Inventions
Stephen Beney and Paul Horbal
March 8, 2013
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New WIPO Observation Service for PCT Applications
Stephen Beney and Matthew Graff
August 23, 2012
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Canadian Patent Office Allows Amazon.com
Stephen Beney and Paul Horbal
January 11, 2012
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Writing the Next Chapter in Amazon.com’s 1-Click Story
Stephen Beney and Paul Horbal
April 1, 2011
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Speaking Engagements

IPIC 91st Annual Meeting

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
Niagara Falls, ON
October 11 - 13, 2017

As a proud sponsor, Bereskin & Parr invites you to join us at the IPIC 91st Annual Meeting.

Scott MacKendrick, Stephen Beney and Jason Hynes will be speaking.

For more details about the event, please click here.

IPIC President Tour: Focus Group on New Strategic Plan

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
Ottawa, ON
March 28, 2017

During this session, IPIC President Stephen Beney will provide an overview of recent IPIC activities and issues currently facing the profession, followed by Executive Director Adam Kingsley who will provide insight into IPIC’s upcoming strategic plan development process. 

Attendees are asked to please RSVP no later than Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to Emily Morrison by telephone at 613-236-9561 or by e-mail at

Tech Forecast for 2017

RIC Centre
Mississauga, ON
December 1, 2016

Join Stephen Beney on Thursday, December 1st for the panel discussion Tech Forecast for 2017, presented by the RIC Centre. Stephen and the panel of experts will be discussing advancements in Cleantech, Advanced Manufacturing and the Internet of Things will impact businesses internationally.

For more information, please click here.

Patent Agent Training Course: Drafting & Prosecution

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Toronto, ON
September 7 - 9, 2016

Join Stephen Beney from September 7 to 9 for the IPIC Patent Agent Training Course.

Stephen Beney will be lecturing and tutoring on all three days.

This course is an advanced, practical program intended to enhance the patent agent trainees' skills in regards to drafting and prosecution to increase their chances of success in the Patent Agent Qualifying Examination.

For more information on this course, please click here.

2016 Summer Courses in Intellectual Property

McGill University / Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Montréal, QC
July 18 - 29, 2016

As part of McGill University & Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) summer courses on intellectual property, the following Bereskin & Parr partners will be presenting:

Noel Courage - “Patents: An Overview” on July 18, 2016

Stephen Beney – “Overview of Patent Cooperation Treaty” on July 20, 2016

François Larose – “Basics of Canadian Trademark Procurement – Opening Remarks” on July 25, 2016

Brigitte Chan – “Different Types of Applications, Examiners’ Reports & Responses, Post-Advertisement Matters” on July 26, 2016

Brigitte Chan, François Larose and Meghan Dillon will also be conducting a daily workshop at Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Understanding Trade-marks introductory course.

For more information please click here.

CPD and Annual IPIC Update

Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
Toronto, ON
May 16, 2016

Stephen Beney will be speaking at the CPD and Annual IPIC Update.

Join the TIPG and IPIC on May 16, 2016 for a special two part event: CPD with members of the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA UK) from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., followed by the annual IPIC update. 

Please click here for more information.

RIC Centre Startup Bootcamp

RIC Centre
Mississauga
February 3, 2016

Stephen Beney and Kevin Shipley will be speaking at the RIC Centre Startup Bootcamp on Wednesday, February 3rd from 8:00 am to 12:00pm. They will be hosting the Intellectual Property Bootcamp session.

To learn more about this event and future startup bootcamps from RIC and Bereskin & Parr, please click here.

Bereskin & Parr

2015 Intellectual Property Breakfast Clinics: Leveraging your Competitive Advantage - IP in Agreements and IP Enforcement
Mississauga, ON
November 25, 2015

IP in Agreements and IP Enforcement – Wednesday, November 25th

Breakfast:                                7:30am to 8:00am
Presentation & Workshop:    8:00am to 9:00am

Key Highlights:

  • Licensing / Agreement considerations
  • Challenging Patents – from protests to oppositions
  • Challenging Trademarks – from oppositions to cancellations
  • Litigation considerations


Our professionals Stephen Beney, Mina Chana, Kevin Shipley and Amrita V. Singh will look at various IP considerations when entering into agreements generally and more specifically when making distribution and licensing agreements. Our team will also examine and discuss challenges to your IP from competitors as well as challenges you can make to your competitors IP. A brief look at IP litigation will end the clinic.

Location:
6750 Century Avenue
Suite 101
Mississuaga, Ontario
L5N 2V8

 

To register click here.

 

Bereskin & Parr is pleased to present our 2015 Mississauga IP Breakfast Clinics. Taking place monthly from September to November, each session will tackle relevant IP news, trends and best practices, including practical IP strategies for entrepreneurs and technology managers.

The professionals of the firm’s Mississauga Office have a wide range of expertise in IP, and offer the opportunity to learn more about practical patent and trademark strategies and delve even deeper into your area of expertise or interest by participating in specialised breakout workshops.

Bereskin & Parr

The Intellectual Property Landscape - Breakfast Clinic
Mississauga, ON
September 30, 2015

Breakfast:                                          7:30am to 8:00am
Presentation & Workshop:              8:00am to 9:00am

Bereskin & Parr LLP

6750 Century Avenue, Suite 101

Mississauga, Ontario L5N 2V8

Key Highlights

  • What to consider in obtaining strong patent, design and trademark protection
  • How to maximize your chances of obtaining patent protection
  • What to know about the “big three” Canadian IP statutes updates:

            - Patent Act – implementing the Patent Law Treaty
            - Trademarks Act – implementing Madrid, Singapore, Nice
            - Industrial Design Act – implementing the Hague Treaty

  • How these changes might affect your business strategies and obtaining strong rights
  • What steps you should take now
  • Special Considerations for:

                - Life Sciences
                - Computer-Implemented Inventions

Sam Frost, Ian McMillan, Stephen Beney and Patricia Folkins will look at various IP rights including patents, industrial designs and trademarks that can be used to protect your valuable innovations when bringing new products and services to market.

Please email to register.

The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA)

Canadian IP Law and Practice
London, UK
June 1, 2015

Stephen Beney will be part of a delegation from the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) who are hosting a seminar to update IP professionals on law and practice in Canada.

To learn more about the event, please click here.

Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre

Growing Your Business - Intellectual Property
Mississauga, ON
February 5, 2015

Stephen Beney will be speaking at the Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre’s Growing Your Business – Breakfast with the Experts seminars on “Intellectual Property” on February 5th from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

This seminar brings together expert speakers to help attendees think about branding, trademarks and patents as a part of an IP strategy, and align it with business strategy and goals. This will ultimately help in successfully establishing a start-up and maximizing its sales and growth potential in the eyes of investors.

The RIC Centre is a business incubator that helps entrepreneurs fast-track their business to market. By partnering with business leaders, government and educators, it supports and promotes innovation in the fields of advanced manufacturing, aerospace, life sciences and emerging technologies.

For further information, please click here.

Toronto Intellectual Property Group

Recent and Upcoming Changes in the Canadian IP Landscape
Toronto, ON
January 22, 2015

Stephen Beney will be presenting on “Recent and Upcoming Changes in the Canadian IP Landscape” at the Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG) dinner on Thursday, January 22nd.

TIPG is a non-profit organization comprised of lawyers, patent agents, trade-mark agents, students and trainees in the Greater Toronto Area with an interest in intellectual property law and related litigation.

For further information, please click here.

IPIC

Understanding Patents
Montreal, QC
July 21 - 25, 2014

Stephen Beney will be speaking at Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Understanding Patents summer course on July 23rd, at McGill University on "Exploiting IP Rights: A Worldwide Strategy".

He will be covering the first part of the course from 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. on the "Overview of the Patent Cooperation Treaty", which will include filing PCT applications and foreign filing strategy and practice.

The five-day comprehensive course is designed to provide students with an understanding of protecting inventions using the patent system; obtaining a patent and managing a patent portfolio; and establishing a patenting, licensing & enforcement strategy.

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law

Patent Law for the Life Sciences
Toronto, ON
March 18, 2013

Stephen M. Beney will be giving a lecture in the Faculty of Law course Patent Law for the Life Sciences at 2:10 p.m. 

For more information go to: http://www.law.utoronto.ca/course/patent-law-life-sciences-btc2110h

RIC Centre

Growing Your Business: Breakfast with the Experts
Brampton, ON
February 6, 2013

Stephen M. Beney will be speaking at this event on IP: Protecting Your Invention.

For more information go to: http://riccentre.ca/programs/growing-your-business/next-session/

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)

Patent Agent Training Course
Toronto, ON
September 12 - 14, 2012

Stephen Beney of Bereskin & Parr LLP will be presenting at Module 1: Drafting & Prosecution.

For more information go to: http://www.ipic.ca/english/general/2012patc.cfm

2011 Summer Courses in Intellectual Property

McGill University / Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Montréal, QC
July 25, 2011 - August 10, 2011

Stephen M. Beney of Bereskin & Parr LLP will be speaking on PatentsWorldwide: Global Systems on July 27 at 8:30 a.m.

Brigitte Chan & François Larose of Bereskin & Parr LLP will be workshop leaders in the Understanding Trade-marks course on Responding to Examiner’s Reports from August 1-5.

Jonathan G. Colombo of Bereskin & Parr LLP will be speaking on:

  • Navigating Opposition Proceedings and Preparation of Evidence on August 8 at 8:40 a.m.
  • Review of Section 45 Proceedings – Proving Use or Non-Use of a Trade-mark on August 8 at 1:30 p.m.
  • Workshop on Opposition Proceedings on August 8 at 3:45 p.m.

Terry Edwards of Bereskin & Parr LLP is the Assistant Program Director of the Managing Trade-mark Disputes course.

For more information go to: http://www.mcgill.ca

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Simon Fraser University

Patent Agent Training Course - Infringement/Validity Module
Vancouver, BC
January 11 - 13, 2011

Stephen M. Beney of Bereskin & Parr LLP will be an instructor at this course.

For more information go to: http://www.ipic.ca/

Event Attendance

2017 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

American Intellectual Property Law Association
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
February 1 - 4, 2017

Stephen Beney attended the 2017 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute at Ft. Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa.

For more information, please click here.

IPIC 90th Annual Meeting

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Québec City, QC
September 28 - 30, 2016

Micheline Gravelle, Stephen Beney, Jason Hynes and Tamara Céline Winegust will be attending the IPIC 90th Annual Meeting.

The 90th Annual Meeting will take place at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City.

For more information on this conference, please click here.

 

The 6th Annual Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow

TorontoJobs.ca
Missisauga, ON
June 8, 2016

Please join Sam Frost, Ian McMillan, Stephen Beney, James Raakman, Matthew Graff, Kevin Shipley and Anna Cumaraswamy as we exhibit at the Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow on June 8th.

The Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow is designed to provide entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand their professional network and learn what it takes to grow their business.

The conference will take place at the Mississauga Convention Centre.

For more information or to register for this event, please click here.

IPTA 2016 Annual Conference

The Institute of Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys of Australia (IPTA)
Gold Coast, Qld, Australia
April 13 - 16, 2016

Stephen Beney will be attending the IPTA 2016 Annual Conference in Gold Coast, Australia on behalf of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC).

This year's conference promises a comprehensive program that brings focus to local and international patent and trade mark issues.

Engaging speakers will share their expertise across legal, policy and practitioner domains.

For more information or to register for the conference please click here.

RIC Centre

Growing Your Business: Tech Forecast for 2016
Mississauga
December 3, 2015

Stephen Beney and Kevin Shipley will be attending this event from the RIC Centre on Thursday, December 3 at 8:00 am.

To learn more, click here.

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

IPIC Annual Meeting
October 14 - 16, 2015

Stephen Beney, Jason Hynes and Jim Hinton will be attending the IPIC 89th Annual Meeting in October in Banff, AB.

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Overview of Patent Cooperation Treaty
McGill University School of Continuing Studies
July 22, 2015

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Module 2

Exploiting IP Rights: A Worldwide Strategy

Overview of Patent Cooperation Treaty - 8:30 - 9:30

Stephen M. Beney

- Filing PCT Applications

- Foreign filing strategy and practice

5th Annual Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow

Mississauga, ON
May 13, 2015

Bereskin & Parr will be exhibiting at the upcoming Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference on May 13th from 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attendees will include Sam Frost, Ian McMillan, Stephen Beney, Patricia Folkins, Mina Chana, Matthew Graff, Kevin Shipley and Anna Cumaraswamy.

The Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow has been designed to provide both new and experienced entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand their professional network, hear tips and opportunities from fellow entrepreneurs, and learn what it takes to become successful and stay thriving. This will be a great opportunity for our firm to provide owners of established businesses in various industries with information on strategies on how to handle existing IP issues within their organization.

To learn more about the event, please click here.

International Federation of Intellectual Property Agents (FICPI)

World Congress
Cape Town, South Africa
April 13 - 17, 2015

Sam Frost, Robert Storey, Philip Mendes da Costa and Stephen Beney will be attending the FICPI World Congress in Cape Town.

The International Federation of Intellectual Property Agents (FICPI) is an international organisation that represents the interests of the IP attorney in private practice.

To learn more about FICPI and for further information about the event, please click here.

McMaster University

Opening Doors for Innovation: McMaster Innovation Showcase 2014
Hamilton, ON
November 12, 2014

Stephen Beney and Patricia Folkins will be judges for the poster competition at the McMaster Innovation Showcase 2014, taking place from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

The event is an opportunity for the university to raise awareness of McMaster’s role in helping local businesses and economies grow, and comprises of many events including a panel discussion, innovation showcases, open houses at student entrepreneurship hubs, and more.

IPIC

88th Annual Meeting
Halifax, NS
October 15 - 17, 2014

Carmela De Luca will be speaking at Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's (IPIC) 88th Annual Meeting on "Biotechnology Patents – Surviving Subject Matter in the Post Prometheus/Myriad World" from 2:45 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. on October 16th. Stephen Beney, Melanie Szweras, Meghan Dillon and Jason Hynes will also be attending this conference.

IPIC is a Canadian professional association of patent agents, trade-mark agents and lawyers practising in intellectual property, and provides leadership and networking opportunities within more than 35 committees.

Toronto Entrepreneurs

Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference
Mississauga, ON
May 14, 2014

Bereskin & Parr will be exhibiting at the upcoming Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference on May 14th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Attendees will include, Sam Frost, Ian McMillan, Stephen Beney, Patricia Folkins, Mina Chana, Matthew Graff and Kevin Shipley. 

The Toronto Entrepreneurs Conference & Tradeshow has been designed to provide both new and experienced entrepreneurs with the opportunity to expand their professional network, hear tips and opportunities from fellow entrepreneurs, and learn what it takes to become successful and stay thriving. This will be a great opportunity for our firm to provide owners of established businesses in various industries with information on strategies on how to handle existing IP issues within their organization.

To learn more about the conference, click here.

RIC Centre

RIC Centre’s Incubator Launch
Mississauga, ON
May 8, 2014

Sam Frost, Stephen Beney and Kevin Shipley will be attending the RIC Centre’s Incubator Launch on May 8th from 3:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

The RIC Centre Incubator, in partnership with the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC), recruits companies that have a viable business on the verge of launching to the next level of growth.

The Research, Innovation, Commercialization (RIC) Centre is a virtual incubator that helps entrepreneurs fast-track their business to market, while partnering with business leaders, government, and educators to support and promote innovation in the fields of advanced manufacturing, aerospace, life sciences and emerging technologies.

Accolades

  • Stephen Beney Elected President of IPIC
  • Stephen Beney Elected Vice-President of IPIC

Professional Memberships

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)

News

  • Congratulations to Stephen Beney – 90th IPIC President
  • Bereskin & Parr Partners with RIC Centre, Announces Startup Boot Camp
  • EPO to Rescind Deadline for Filing Divisional Patent Applications

Media Coverage

  • 'Proposed New Industrial Design Regulations - Detailed Review' republished by IAM International Reports
  • Stephen Beney quoted in Export Wise article "Intellectual property can be your business’ most valuable asset – how can you protect it?"
  • Stephen Beney Speaks to Patrix, World IP Review, about the Advantages of Using the Patricia System
 

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