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David Turgeon Associé/Partner Montréal

David Turgeon, PhD

Partner | Patent Agent | Leader, Intellectual Property Fasken
There is little chance that President Trump’s intention to review, renegotiate or even repeal NAFTA will have tangible consequences for intellectual property rights holders in Canada.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2005
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal, Québec City

David Turgeon is the leader of the Intellectual Property group and a patent agent. He represents clients before different courts, protects their inventions through patents and provides strategic advice. David represents clients operating in a variety of industries, more particularly the life sciences (namely biologics), biomedical devices and manufacturing sectors.

David specializes in high-stakes patent litigation involving clients’ flagship products. As lead counsel on major cases, he designs litigation strategies that are both cost-effective and results-oriented for clients.

A registered patent agent in Canada and the United States, David has solid expertise in developing global strategies and coordinating litigation in different jurisdictions. He focuses on creating synergy between the different files and implementing strategies to reduce the costs of multi-jurisdictional files.

David takes a global approach to obtaining patent protection in Canada and abroad on behalf of leading companies.

He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree in physiology-endocrinology and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. He uses his vast scientific knowledge for the benefit of clients working in the life sciences, biomedical devices and manufacturing industries.

  • Recognized in Intellectual Property Law by the Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 to 2021
  • Recognized by the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars in the area of Patent, IP Stars 2019 to 2020
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019
Laurels image IP Stars Recognized by the Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars in the area of Patent IP STARS is the leading specialist guide to IP law firms and practitioners worldwide.
2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized in the area of Intellectual Property
Date Client


  • Registered Patent Agent, United States
  • Registered Patent Agent
  • LLB Laval University
  • Ph. D., Physiology-Endocrinology Laval University
  • BSc Laval University

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member of the Québec City Bar
  • Member of the Québec Bar
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Associate member of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • Member of the American Bar Association


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