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New Partner Joins Fasken’s Intellectual Property Group

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Montréal (Canada) – Fasken announces the arrival of Alain M. Leclerc, new Partner and Patent Agent, in the Intellectual Property practice group of the Montréal office.

Alain specializes in writing and obtaining patents in Canada and abroad. In addition to his many patent prosecution proceedings, his expertise is sought in the areas of intellectual property litigation, due diligence, strategy, portfolio value creation and licensing. He is particularly active in the patent field and has appeared before the Federal Court and the Supreme Court of Canada.

Alain is Chairman of the Board of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). He is also a member of the Canadian Patent Agent Examination Standards Committee.

“We are very pleased to welcome Alain back into the firm. His return confirms the depth of our Intellectual Property practice group, already recognized as a leader in Québec. His advanced expertise as a lawyer and patent agent will be a major asset for our clients,” said Éric Bédard, Managing Partner for the Québec region.

Our Intellectual Property practice group works with clients ranging from independent investors and start-ups to multinational corporations. Its areas of expertise include IP portfolio management, product development assistance, IP rights registration, as needed, licensing and sale of IP rights, as well as branding and domain name management advice.

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