Andrée-Anne Perras-Fortin

Andrée-Anne Perras-Fortin

D.M.A, Principal, Lawyer


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Tel. Québec: 418 781-0527
Languages: English, French
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Andrée-Anne Perras-Fortin’s practice focuses on intellectual property contract law, copyright and trademark law. She is also interested in the legal issues surrounding the development and implementation of emerging technologies. She is regularly called upon to advise companies operating mainly in the high technology, entertainment and manufacturing sectors in the context of various commercial transactions. In addition, she assists businesses with the drafting, negotiation and review of commercial agreements as well as in the implementation of protection and due diligence strategies for their intellectual property needs.

Being a professional pianist, Andrée-Anne Perras-Fortin completed a doctorate in music at the Cleveland Institute of Music, as well as a master’s and bachelor’s degree in piano performance at McGill University. She has performed on many stages in Canada and the United States and has received numerous performance awards and research grants, most importantly from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Fonds de recherche société et culture du Québec and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.

  • Member of the Quebec Bar (2017)
  • Bachelor of Law (LL.B.), Université de Sherbrooke (2016)
  • Doctor of Musical Arts, Cleveland Institute of Music (2010)
  • Master of Music, Université McGill (2006)
  • Bachelor of Music, Université McGill (2004)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of Les Cahiers de la propriété intellectuelle
  • Advertising and Marketing Law
    • Green marketing
    • Influence marketing and social networks
  • Emerging Technologies
    • E-commerce and digital marketing
    • Conditions of use of websites
    • Protection of personal information and consumers
  • Regulatory Affairs
  • Business Law
    • Competition Law
    • Contract drafting, negotiation and revision
    • E-commerce
    • Entertainment Law
    • Production and publishing contracts
    • Strategic advice on intellectual property protection
    • Supply contracts
    • Due Diligence
    • Confidentiality and Trade Secrets
    • E-commerce and Consumer Protection
    • Distribution Contracts
    • Licensing and Technology Transfers (Business Law)
  • Contracts and Negotiations
  • Copyright - Counsel
    • Drafting, revision and negotiation of contracts
    • Opinions and protection strategies
    • Piracy and Counterfeiting
    • Chain of Title Analysis in Copyright Matters
    • Copyright Registrations
  • Image Rights and Defamation
  • Trademarks
    • Trademark Availability (Searches and Opinions)
    • Trademark Contracts and Negotiations
    • Protection Strategies for Trademarks and Trade names
    • Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
  • Médias sociaux et droits d’auteur : gazouillez en toute légalité! (ROBIC, octobre 2020)