Aird & Berlis | Aird & McBurney Recognized in 2024 Edition of IAM Patent 1000

Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney are proud to be recognized in the Canada section of the 13th edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. IAM's rankings identify top patent professionals in key jurisdictions around the globe.

Tim Lowman, Kimberly McManus, Lola Bartoszewicz, Kitt Sinden, Erica Lowthers, Jay Millman and Kaitlin Soye were recognized as leading individuals in their respective areas. Aird & Berlis and Aird & McBurney were also recognized at the firm level in the areas of litigation and prosecution.

Firm highlights from this year's editorial include:

“The team at Aird & Berlis LLP and Aird & McBurney LP are the go-to for IP litigation and opinion work in Canada. Their invaluable insight is incredibly helpful when getting the desired outcome, and everything they do is always on time and in budget.” Setting the tone from the top on the contentious side, “Timothy Lowman is excellent and can always be relied on to provide a detailed and thorough analysis. He knows the facts and can present very complex issues in a straightforward manner. Working with him is incredibly enjoyable and he has an excellent team.” He is joined this year by IAM Patent 1000 debutante Kaitlin Soye, whose PhD in experimental science boosts her legal repertoire and is a great benefit to patrons. On the non-contentious side, Kimberly McManus leads the stellar team consisting of Kitt SindenLola BartoszewiczJay Millman and Erica Lowthers. “Kim is a remarkable practitioner – knowledgeable, professional, upbeat and realistic – and by far one of the very best in Canada.” “Kitt’s knowledge of Canadian patent practice is superb, and he is excellent at helping clients navigate the patent system.” “Lola is incredibly responsive and thorough, and is a fantastic advocate for her clientele and their applications.” IAM Patent 1000 newcomer “Jay is professional and manages his practice with a customer-centric approach. He is strong with drafting claims and patents to capture the essence of the protectable subject matter.” “Erica is patient and prompt in her counsel, and can always be relied upon to deliver solutions that match her clients’ business goals.”

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.