- Advertisement, marketing and publishing
- Aeronautics and Aerospace
- Clean Tech
- Construction and structures
- Cosmetics, fashion and luxury products
- Entertainment Law
- Food and beverage
- Industrial Chemistry
- IT, Communications and Software
- Life sciences
- Materials and Metallurgy
- Physics and Optics
Our patent agents, chemists, biochemists, biologists and lawyers in our life sciences practice group are well versed in patentability and landscape searches, patent technology research, patent drafting, industrial design and trademark and copyright applications. They also provide opinions on patent validity and infringement in the various areas of life sciences. The lawyers in this group draft and negotiate specialized commercial agreements pertaining to research and development, joint ventures, consortiums, licensing and financing. They have substantial experience drafting and negotiating agreements that are typically required by companies in this field as well as advising clients with respect to litigation matters.
The combination of strong scientific and industry experience of our professionals allows us to advise academic institutions as well as Canadian and multinational companies in several fields, including chemistry, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology and immunology. In addition to rendering key opinions the creation of exhaustive intellectual property portfolios, they offer their expertise as part of the assessment process associated with the transfer, acquisition and financing of biotechnological and pharmaceutical businesses.