Alexandra Steele

Alexandra Steele

Lawyer

Montreal

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Tel.: 514 987-2712
Languages: English, French, Spanish

Profile

Alexandra Steele specializes in litigation related to all aspects of intellectual property.

Alexandra Steele advises her clients so that they can better protect their interests and assets, while taking into account their respective commercial realities and business development strategies in the long term. Ms. Steele emphasizes a practical approach to resolving disputes.

Alexandra Steele’s clients are important small to large-sized businesses, both Canadian and foreign, from various fields, including:

• Entertainment
• Food industry
• Retail
• Pharmaceutics
• Cosmetics
• Banks
• Automobile
• Clothing and accessories

Alexandra Steele regularly appears before the Quebec Superior Court and the Federal Courts, and has a sharp ability to manage, execute and negotiate trials. In addition, she has a solid experience in safeguard and injunctive orders, including the preparation and enforcement of Anton Piller orders.

She is also very involved in several associations. She is currently a member of the Forums and Seminars Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and of the Court Practices Committee of the National Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). Alexandra Steele is also a past Chair of the CBA National Intellectual Property Section Executive and served on the Users Group of the Federal Courts. She therefore works together with practitioners across Canada and in collaboration with the Federal Courts to improve the judicial procedure in matters of intellectual property. Ms. Steele also represents Canada at the Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI), where she serves on the Board of Directors.

Alexandra Steele also publishes several articles every year, including, among others, the World Intellectual Property Report (WIPR), the Cahiers de propriété intellectuelle (CPI) and the “Recent Developments” series from the Barreau du Québec.

Education

  • Member of the Québec Bar (1998)
  • Bachelor of Civil Law (LL.B.), Université de Montréal (1997)

Associations

  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Inter-American Association of Intellectual Property (ASIPI)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Practice areas

  • Business Law
    • Confidentiality and Trade Secrets
    • Industrial Designs
  • Copyright
  • Industrial Design - counsel
  • Litigation
    • Patents and Industrial Design Litigation
    • Trademarks Litigation
    • Unfair Competition Litigation
    • Domain Names Litigation
    • Copyright Litigation
    • Commercial Litigation
  • Patents - Counsel
  • Patents - Fields of Science and Engineering
  • Trademarks
    • Domain Names (Protection, Management and Arbitration Proceedings)

Industry expertise

  • IT, Communications and Software

Publications