DLA Piper (Canada) LLP and Dimock Stratton LLP (“Dimock Stratton”) announced today that the firms have finalized their agreement to combine, further strengthening DLA Piper’s capabilities as a global leader in the fast-growing field of Intellectual Property and Technology (“IPT”).
Dimock Stratton was founded in 1994 and has grown into one of Canada’s preeminent IPT firms, specializing in intellectual property litigation and the acquisition, licensing and portfolio management of patents, trade-marks, and copyrights; as well as trade secret protection.
The combination brings to DLA Piper’s Toronto office 16 of Dimock Stratton’s distinguished roster of lawyers, who have been involved in one out of every five patent trials in Canada in the last 25 years and have been counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada on leading cases in patent, trade-mark and copyright litigation. Their addition as an integral part of DLA Piper’s global IPT practice significantly enhances the firm’s ability to help clients across a wide range of sectors and industries achieve their evolving IPT objectives in an increasingly competitive and global environment.
DLA Piper (Canada) LLP’s IPT Group combines deep knowledge and technical expertise with the global resources and wider commercial perspective of our international practice. We offer clients all the advantages of a dedicated IP team with a multijurisdictional, multidisciplinary approach that consistently delivers results on the largest and most complex projects.