Ron Dimock is one of Canada’s leading intellectual property litigators, mediators and arbitrators. He has also become a noted expert witness in international disputes on matters relating to Canadian intellectual property law and practice.

Over the course of a practice spanning four decades, Ron has appeared as counsel in more than 50 patent, trade-mark and copyright trials in the Federal Court and more than 30 appeals in the Supreme Court of Canada, Federal Court of Appeal and Ontario Court of Appeal. Ron has participated in more patent trials and more appeals from patent trials than any other lawyer in Canada, and has managed more than 400 different patent disputes and more than 300 trademark disputes in his career. He has also been counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada on some of the country’s leading cases in patents, trade-marks, and copyright.

Ron taught a Masters level course in intellectual property for more than 20 years at Osgoode Hall Law School at York University where he gives an annual lecture on patent law. He taught the Advanced Patents Course at Queen’s University as well as the Advanced Course on Copyright at McGill University which was sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.

Ron speaks regularly at conferences on intellectual law matters to members of the profession, the public, and the judiciary, and has authored many leading industry publications on civil litigation, and intellectual property law and disputes.

Prior to joining DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, Ron was the founding partner of one of Canada’s elite intellectual property law firms.