Our intellectual property lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents possess deep technical and subject-matter expertise in all areas of intellectual property law. Lawyers in our team have been ranked as leading practitioners in international and national publications, including, Chambers Canada, Benchmark Litigation, Best Lawyers, Managing IP, IAM, Who's Who Legal, Legal 500 and LMG Lifesciences.
Deals That Move Markets
Our results-oriented approach allows clients to understand their options, mitigate risks and seize opportunities, empowering innovators to maximize the potential of their intangible assets. With our firm's Canadian and U.S. agents—and through our extensive network of foreign associates—we assist market-leading clients with patent and trademark filings throughout the world.
Our Areas of Expertise
We provide comprehensive and strategic advice in five key areas of IP:
Patent and Trademark Prosecution
Lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents at Bennett Jones have comprehensive experience in procuring and asserting intellectual property rights.
Our prosecution teams regularly assist clients with securing proprietary rights to establish enviable market positions. With diverse scientific backgrounds, our patent agents are equipped to guide you through the prosecution process for any type of technology.
Intellectual Property Litigation
Bennett Jones' intellectual property litigators regularly appear before the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, superior courts and regulatory authorities representing clients in some of their most strategic commercial disputes. Blending strong litigation skills with technical and industry expertise, we represent clients across the full spectrum of intellectual property proceedings (patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial design, breach of confidence/trade secrets, IP licensing disputes). Our intellectual property litigation bench strength has been recognized by Chambers, Benchmark, Best Lawyers, Managing IP, IAM, Who's Who Legal, Legal 500, LMG Lifesciences, IAM Patent 1000 and World Trademark Reporter 1000.
Intellectual Property Advisory
Our lawyers and patent and trademark agents have extensive experience advising on the management of complex intellectual property portfolios. Our advisory team provides strategic legal guidance with a focus on innovation, technology, and branding.
Intellectual Property Transactions
Our transactional intellectual property team advises on the buying, selling, licensing and development of technology and intellectual property rights. Clients work with us for strategic, practical legal guidance on their intellectual property matters.
Data Governance Protection and Cybersecurity
Clients work with us for our practical approach to addressing cybersecurity. We advise clients on cybersecurity preparedness, data protection plans, due diligence and response plans, among other things. We also aid clients with the protection and enforcement of electronic-based privacy rights both domestically and internationally.