DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to see five of our lawyers recognized as IP STARS and our Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) Group recognized as a leading firm in Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS's 2018 global rankings.
Ron Dimock, Bruce Stratton, Angela Furlanetto, Geoff Mowatt and Alan Macek have all been listed as IP STARS: IP professionals who have been highly recommended by their peers and clients.
Managing IP provides comprehensive coverage of the world's leading IP firms and practitioners; recommendations are compiled through an intensive research process that includes market review, industry surveys and client interviews. Expertise, outcomes achieved for clients and unique strengths in a given practice area are aspects assessed for the firm rankings. This year’s survey covers 80 jurisdictions, obtains information from thousands of firms, IP practitioners and their clients and is based on six months of research.
The firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology Group is ranked Tier 2 in the Copyright, Patent Contentious and Trade Mark Contentious categories, highlighting the group’s depth of expertise across key areas of intellectual property law. The firm has also been listed as a notable firm in Trademark Prosecution, thereby achieving recognition in four of the five practice areas ranked by the guide and showcasing our strength in both contentious and non-contentious IP work.
DLA Piper's global IP practice has grown significantly over the past few years, with an emphasis on multi-jurisdictional and multi-disciplinary collaboration that combines deep knowledge and technical expertise. Our team's global reach and local capabilities allow us to serve multinational clients on the largest and most complex projects cost-effectively and seamlessly across borders.