The 2017 edition of IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners has recommended DLA Piper (Canada) LLP and four members of its Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) Group as leaders in the Canadian patent market.
The definitive ranking guide identifies top patent professionals and firms from around the world through an extensive process of peer and client interviews as well as in-depth market research.
The firm is pleased to receive a gold ranking for litigation and transactions, achieving recognition for its “rare combination of boutique expertise and world-class support structures.” In addition, the following practitioners have received individual rankings for their exceptional work in patent litigation:
Ron Dimock (Gold) - “[A] wonderful litigator to whom you can refer work with absolute confidence.”
Bruce Stratton (Silver) - “[E]loquent and persuasive, drawing on impressive courtroom experience and a strong command of technology.”
Angela Furlanetto (Bronze) - “[D]eserves to be recognised as one of the country’s best.”
- Alan Macek (Bronze) - “[E]xcellent up-and-comer.”
DLA Piper's IPT practice has grown significantly over the past few years, focusing on multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary collaboration that combines deep knowledge and technical expertise to help business protect their brand value and drive innovation. Our team's global reach and local capabilities allows us to serve multinational clients on the largest and most complex projects cost-effectively and seamlessly across borders.