Our professionals' backgrounds are as diverse as our clients. Bereskin & Parr lawyers and agents have educational backgrounds ranging from dramatic arts to computer science. Many of our professionals have backgrounds in civil, mechanical, electrical, computer, and nuclear engineering; immunology; chemistry; biology; genetics; and physics. The combination of these technical qualifications with industry knowledge, as well as in-depth patent and trademark law training and experience, allows us to offer a full range of intellectual property services while also being sensitive to practical business needs and concerns.
Our firm and professionals are consistently recognized as being national and global leaders in the IP field by publications such as the Expert Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers – Best of the Best, Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business, The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers, PLC Which lawyer?, Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and The Best Lawyers in Canada.
Also, many Bereskin & Parr professionals have held prominent and respected positions within the IP community, such as: member of the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Board of Directors, President of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), President of the Canadian Association of The International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI Canada), President of the Canadian Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and member of the Canadian Patent Agents Examining Board.
Bereskin & Parr professionals are frequent speakers at intellectual property-related seminars and conferences around the world. We write articles for well-known legal and industry publications and contribute to leading texts on IP law. Several of our professionals have lectured on intellectual property issues at law faculties of Canadian universities.
Our professionals are privileged to be supported by dedicated and experienced staff, who help to ensure that our work is always accurate and timely.