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Fasken’s Julie Desrosiers recognized as IP STARS Top 250 Women in IP in 2018

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Toronto (Canada) – For the second year in a row, Fasken Partner Julie Desrosiers has been recognized as one of the leading female intellectual property lawyers in the world, named by IP STARS as one of the Top 250 Women in IP and as a Global IP Star.

Presented in the 2018 edition of Managing Intellectual Property’s Top 250 Women in IP, this special publication shines a light on women who have performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year. The 2018 list features experts from 52 countries around the world, with Canada having the third most women highlighted.

Julie is the leader of Fasken’s Intellectual Property Group and practices in the Firm’s Montréal office. With a focus on patent litigation, she is a seasoned litigator, who has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada. She regularly acts on behalf of high technology businesses in connection with injunctions, seizures and procedures seeking to protect elements of their intellectual property on their trade secrets and strategic information. Julie has also been recognized for her expertise by Chambers, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and IAM Patent 1000.

About Managing Intellectual Property

Managing Intellectual Property has been researching and ranking firms in IP since 1996. They now cover over 80 jurisdictions, making their legal directory, IP STARS, one of the most authoritative and comprehensive in the industry.

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