Toronto (August 11, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce it has been ranked a leading Canadian firm in patent practice by the 2016 edition of Intellectual Asset Magazine's (IAM) Patent 1000 — The World's Leading Patent Professionals. The firm achieved a gold ranking in the area of Patent Prosecution and was ranked in the silver band for Patent Litigation and Transactions.

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

According to the guide, "Borden Ladner Gervais is extremely collegial and the team [is] professional and easy to work with. There is no area in which it can improve and everyone is helpful, courteous and very efficient. Files with BLG are in good hands."

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 key jurisdictions around the world.

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:

Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP