Toronto (June 12, 2013) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) has been recognized in the 2013 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners for its work in Patent Litigation and Licensing and Patent Prosecution.

In addition, the following four BLG professionals are recommended by the guide:

  • Neil Henderson — partner in the Waterloo office, for his work in Patent Prosecution
  • Kevin LaRoche — partner in the Ottawa office, for his work in Patent Litigation
  • Kathleen Marsman, PhD — patent agent in the Ottawa office, for her work in Patent Prosecution
  • Jamie Mills — partner in the Ottawa office, for his work in Patent Litigation

“Our strength in patent law comes from the diverse backgrounds of our professionals, many of whom hold advanced graduate degrees in fields ranging from analytical chemistry to telecommunications,” said Sean Weir, national managing partner of BLG. “This diversity in knowledge helps us to better understand our clients’ patent issues and anticipate their needs.”  

The IAM Patent 1000 identifies individual and firm expertise in all major areas of patent law and practice. Through an extensive research process conducted by a team of full-time analysts, the publication identifies the top patent practitioners, as well as leading patent law and attorney firms, in 40 jurisdictions and 17 US states.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a pre-eminent full-service, national law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and intellectual property solutions for our clients. With more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in six Canadian cities, BLG assists clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing and patent registration.

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

Amanda McWhirter
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP