Brandon Evenson

Brandon Evenson  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Brandon Evenson is a Lawyer, Canadian and U.S. Patent Agent, and Canadian Trademark Agent in our Toronto Office with a background in computer and software engineering. Brandon provides business-focused legal advice on intellectual property matters to companies, with a focus on the high-tech, software, insurance, and banking sectors including the fintech sector.

Brandon regularly advises senior management and general counsel on the creation of IP protection and enforcement strategies, including the development, enforcement, and commercialization of worldwide patent portfolios. Brandon has experience directing the prosecution of patent portfolios in over 40 jurisdictions (covering over 80 countries) around the world. Brandon also frequently appears before IP administrative tribunals and the Canadian Federal Court to secure and enforce his clients’ intellectual property rights in Canada.

Brandon specializes in using competitor intelligence to develop worldwide patent protection strategies on software-based technologies for a commercial and legal advantage. Brandon’s deep technical knowledge of software/computer systems and legal and business experience with enforcement and commercialization, enables him provide integrated approaches in such matters.

Representative Work

  • Advising a leading Canadian insurer and bank on the protection (including patent protection in the US and Canada) of its financial technology, and in the negotiation of a multi-decade strategic alliance with a global technology company to bring new product offerings to Canadian customers.
  • Advising a telecommunication services company on the worldwide patent protection of its business-critical software technologies and customer contract negotiations.
  • Advising a company on the worldwide patent protection of its cryptographic products.
  • Advising a publicly-traded medical device company on the distribution of its surgical robotics products in China.
  • Advising a mobility company on the development, commercialization, and legal protection of its wheelchair computer-vision products.
  • Advising a Canadian-based international engineering consulting firm on the patent protection of its electrical and software engineering client solutions.
  • Advising an international high-tech toy development company on the protection of its products.

Publications & Presentations

  • Presenter at the 2016 Canadian Life and Health Insurance Association – Legal Section Annual Meeting.
  • Co-Author, Consolidated Intellectual Property Statutes and Regulations, Trademarks Year in Review, Carswell.
  • Contributor, World Trademark Review.