Culture

About Bereskin & Parr

Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian full service intellectual property law firm serving clients across all industries around the world. Founded in 1965, the firm has grown to be one of the largest IP firms in Canada with offices located in major economic and technology centres. Bereskin & Parr is made up of more than 70 lawyers and patent and trademark agents, many of whom are recognized as leading practitioners in their specialized fields. The firm has established a depth of legal talent and systems to service clients in every aspect of patent, trademark and copyright law and IP litigation. Bereskin & Parr and its award-winning professionals are consistently ranked as the benchmark for IP law in Canada.

Our ability to find cost-effective solutions to our clients’ IP needs, and the desire to ensure their matters are successfully accomplished, make us one of the strongest and most qualified IP practices in Canada. Bereskin & Parr has exceptional bench strength with a large team of professionals with advanced technical degrees – a unique advantage in the marketplace compared to other Canadian law firms.

Our Values

The firm’s core values have distinguished Bereskin & Parr’s culture for over 50 years. They are the firm’s foundation and continue to influence our interactions to this day. Our teams work together to produce outstanding results, to provide strategic advice and to deliver quality services to our clients.

  • Professional excellence
  • Collegiality & Respect
  • Teamwork
  • Fairness

Diversity and Inclusion

As part of its commitment to diversity and inclusion, Bereskin & Parr is pleased to announce that it has joined the Law Firm Diversity and Inclusion Network (LFDIN).

LFDIN is a group of Canadian law firms who have agreed to work together to promote diversity and encourage a culture of inclusion in our firms and the broader legal profession. Diversity and inclusion are core values of LFDIN members. We believe that valuing and enhancing diversity and inclusion will help us attract and retain the best talent and better serve our clients' needs in an evolving global marketplace. We support the LFDIN Statement of Principles, and undertake to practice and advance diversity and inclusion by:

  • Sharing ideas for the promotion of diversity and inclusion in connection with recruitment, retention and advancement within law firms
  • Working with Legal Leaders for Diversity and other general counsel law departments, business leaders and professional associations in their efforts to advance diversity and inclusion
  • Supporting outreach programs in law schools and the broader community
  • Promoting thought leadership and constructive dialogue on issues of diversity and inclusion
  • Evaluating our efforts