Alain M. Leclerc is a patent and trademark agent and intellectual property lawyer. He advises, guides and represents clients in connection with all aspects of asset protection, with particular emphasis on drafting and obtaining patents in Canada and the world.
Alain develops winning strategies for commercializing intellectual property and negotiating licensing agreements and is able to propose proactive solutions for a wide range of clients in various industries across Canada.
He has written numerous authoritative works on intellectual property and, with over 30 years’ experience in the field, has extensive expertise in patent litigation, having successfully represented clients in the Federal Court and Supreme Court of Canada.
Alain is very involved in national and international intellectual property institutions and associations. He is the current president of the IPIC (Intellectual Property Institute of Canada) whose role is to improve and shape a policy and business environment that encourages the development, use, and value of IP.
Alain is also a guest lecturer on intellectual property law at the Université de Montréal (Polytechnique).