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Bruna Kalinoski is an associate with Bereskin & Parr LLP, and a member of the Litigation group. Her practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property litigation, including patents, trademarks and copyright, with an emphasis on complex patent litigation. She has experience litigating a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceutical, telecommunications, high technology, and software, from both a technical and economic/damages perspective.
Bruna served as judicial law clerk to the Hon. Justice Eladio Rocha of the Court of Appeals of the State of Santa Catarina, Brazil, for several years before immigrating to Canada. There, she was routinely engaged in deliberations in appeal proceedings involving a broad array of civil and commercial disputes. She obtained her law degree from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil, and has health science background from attending Dentistry School in the Health Sciences Faculty of the same university before transitioning to Law School.
In Canada, Bruna obtained her LL.M. degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and acquired significant exposure to IP and Technology laws while interning at a multilingual IP law boutique with focus on international licensing, franchising, and trademarks. While at Osgoode, Bruna also served as editor for IPilogue, Osgoode's Intellectual Property Law blog, and as a research and teaching assistant in both Contract Law and Tort Law. She subsequently summered and articled at a leading full-service international law firm in their IP Litigation and Technology practice groups.
Bruna was called to the Ontario bar in 2019, and prior to joining Bereskin & Parr, she was an IP litigation associate at a leading full-service international law firm where she practiced all aspects of intellectual property law litigation, with special focus on pharmaceutical patent litigation. Bruna is fluent in Portuguese and conversational in Spanish.
Canadian Bar Association (CBA) Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow Ontario Bar Association (OBA) The Advocates' Society