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Jun 16, 2020

Aird & Berlis | Aird & McBurney Recognized in IAM Patent 1000

Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney are proud to be recognized in the Canada section of IAM Patent 1000: The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2020, a guide that identifies the top patent firms and professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe.

Firm highlights from this year's editorial include:

Aird & Berlis LLP | Aird & McBurney LP houses an accomplished team of agents and lawyers who work in tandem to deliver an A-to-Z service to start-ups and multinationals alike.

Life sciences players have instant access to a wealth of resources with Erica LowthersKitt SindenKimberly McManus and Lola Bartoszewicz on board. An avid drafter, Lowthers holds a PhD in pharmacology and always secures protection in the most time and cost-effective way. Fellow pharmacologist Sinden familiarises himself with clients’ businesses to give him an edge when taking applications through to grant. McManus understands the value of intellectual assets and works hard to ensure patrons have strong portfolios and even stronger market positions; while due diligence and freedom to operate opinions are Bartoszewicz’s speciality. The pair have PhDs in chemistry and biochemistry respectively.

On the contentious side, seasoned advocate Timothy Lowman has four decades of contentious experience and possesses finely honed licensing skills too. A go-to for all things technological, “Trent Horne is second to none”; he frequently writes for the Supreme Court Law Review.


Aird & Berlis LLP is proud to be one of Canada’s premier business law firms. We provide strategic legal and business advice in all principal areas of business law. Aird & McBurney LP is a leading Canadian patent agency firm with an internationally-renowned reputation. Together, Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney work in union to secure Canadian and worldwide protection and provide IP rights enforcement.

Learn more about our Intellectual Property Group.

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