Toronto (June 25, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG) is a leading Canadian firm in patent practice according to the 2015 edition of Intellectual Asset Magazine’s (IAM) Patent 1000 — The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. The firm achieved the highest ranking of “highly recommended” in the area of Patent Prosecution and is ranked in the silver band for Patent Litigation and Transactions.

The IAM Patent 1000 also recognizes the leading patent professionals in Canada. Among those included from BLG are: 

“Our patent professionals come from diverse backgrounds and hold a high degree of expertise in fields such as chemistry, engineering, hi-tech and life sciences. This allows us to provide our clients with a multi-disciplined approach to their patent prosecution and litigation issues,” said Marc Jolicoeur, national group head of Specialized Business Law at BLG.

According to the guide, “The entrepreneurial spirit of prolific filer Borden Ladner Gervais makes it a favourite among start-ups, though it also has the resources that companies with extensive portfolios demand. In recent years it has become a major exporter of patent prosecution work, helping domestic companies to enter various European and Asian markets.”

The IAM Patent 1000 identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of private patent practice. Through an extensive research process, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as the leading patent practice firms, in 41 of the world’s most important jurisdictions.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country’s largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: 

Eusis Dougan-McKenzie
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
EDouganMcKenzie@blg.com
416.350.2676

Lisa Bodnar
Environics Communications Inc.
LBodnar@environicspr.com
416.969.2831

Carolyne Lord
Capital Image
CLord@capital-image.com
514.739.1188 ext.249