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Bentley Gaikis

Bentley Gaikis

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About

Bentley Gaikis practises all areas of intellectual property litigation with a focus on patent litigation.

Bentley has experience representing clients engaged in complex multi-jurisdictional litigation requiring strategic co-ordination and collaboration between co-counsel in different jurisdictions. He has represented clients on all stages of patent disputes including providing opinions, preparing court filings, conducting discoveries, arguing motions, and providing representation at trial. Bentley also has experience pursuing alternative dispute resolution such as mediations and simplified proceedings.

The technical subject matter of Bentley’s expertise includes chemical, biotechnology, pharmaceutical and mechanical patents. Bentley studied biotechnology while obtaining his Master’s degree in chemical engineering. He has also worked as an engineering project manager and a consultant in the field of renewable energy.
Bar admissionsOntario, 2011
Languages
  • English
Education
  • J.D., Queen's University, 2010
  • Certificate in International Business Law, Bader International Study Centre, Queen’s University, 2008
  • M.Eng (Chemical), Queen's University, 2007

Awards

  • Next Generation Partner, The Legal 500 Canada (Intellectual Property), 2023
  • IP Stars - Rising Star, Managing Intellectual Property, 2019
  • The Legal 500 Canada (Intellectual Property), 2022-2023
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Intellectual Property), 2022 Lawyers to Watch

Publications

  • Editor, DLA Piper Intellectual Property Law Newsletter (IntellProp. L. Nws) – IP Source (Westlaw), May 2020 
  • Co-author, “Interlocutory injunction for copyright infringement by pre-loaded TV set-top boxes,”  E-Commerce Law Reports, Volume 16 Issue 04, August 2016
  • Co-author, "Enforcement proposals balance competition, IP rights," The Lawyers Weekly, November 2015 

Memberships And Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Toronto Intellectual Property Group
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Advocates' Society 

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