Summary Section Content 1Intellectual property (IP) is one of the most valuable assets for any organization and as such, needs to be defended rigorously. BLG’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group understands the value of IP assets and the importance of enforcing your IP rights. We assist local, national and international companies in a variety of industries. Whether you are pursuing infringers or defending against allegations of IP infringement, we work closely with you to achieve the best possible results. With experience in all aspects of intellectual property disputes, including actions respecting infringement and validity of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright and trade secrets and confidential information issues, BLG is highly skilled in undertaking complex IP cases in a practical, timely, efficient and cost-effective manner. We also have a team that specializes in pharmaceutical litigation, including proceedings brought pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. BLG truly speaks your language. Our IP litigators bring together the best of both worlds – trial experience to communicate highly technical and legal issues to judges and juries, and the technical prowess to field any IP issues. We have represented clients before administrative boards, provincial superior courts, the Federal Court of Canada, and on appeals to the numerous appellate courts. Acting as your trusted and well-connected advisor who understands your challenges, the Intellectual Property Litigation Group is focused seeing beyond today and tomorrow. Publications Section Content 2 "Intellectual Property Weekly Abstracts Bulletin — Week of August 29," August 2016."BC Court of Appeal overturns Class Certification in Patents Case, finding Patent Regime to be Complete Code in respect of Remedies," January 2016. Rankings & Recognitions Section Content 4Our Intellectual Property Group or its members are recognized in:The 2018 edition of Chambers Canada - Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business.The 2018 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada®.The 2018 (and since 2017) edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory.The 2018 edition of Chambers Global – The World's Leading Lawyers for Business.The 2018 edition of World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals as a gold tier firm. 11 BLG professionals were also named to WTR 1000’s list of globally recommended trademark professionals.The 2018 edition of IAM Patent 1000.The 2018 edition of Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars.