About Us

At Bereskin & Parr, we’re passionate about intellectual property.  We excel at protecting and monetizing creativity and innovation.  We help our clients build successful companies, many of which have transformed their business areas and, in some cases, transformed the world. It’s this passion that inspired our founding partners to launch a full-service intellectual property firm in 1965, and it’s what has allowed us to become one of the largest and most reputable IP practices in Canada.

We take great care to fully understand each client’s business goals, where they stand today, and where they want to go. This information is integral to creating a strong roadmap and a successful partnership.

Each of our lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents are deeply invested in our clients’ successes—and we are in it for the long haul. This commitment comes through in our leading advice—delivered by a deep bench of talented practitioners with advanced technical degrees and substantial experience —and in the practical way we deliver and implement it.

Whether you’re coming to us for IP strategy and advisory support, patents, trademarks, technology contracting, IP litigation or one of our other services, you can expect the backing of an experienced and award-winning team, honest and cost-effective legal advice, and proven systems to support your needs.

Our Values

The firm’s core values have distinguished Bereskin & Parr’s culture for over 50 years. They are the firm’s foundation and continue to influence our interactions to this day. Our teams work together to produce outstanding results, to provide strategic advice and to deliver quality services to our clients.

  • Professional excellence
  • Collegiality and Respect
  • Teamwork and Fairness

Our People

Our professionals’ backgrounds are as diverse as our clients, ranging from dramatic arts to nanotechnology, cybersecurity and artificial intelligence. Within our walls, you can find practitioners with degrees in engineering, immunology, chemistry, biology, genetics, and physics (to name just a few).

These technical qualifications, combined with our vast industry knowledge and in-depth intellectual property law expertise, allows us to offer leading strategic and legal advice that reflects practical business needs and concerns.

Our Clients

Whether you’re a Fortune 500 company, the world’s biggest intellectual property rights owner, or a lone individual with a great idea, we have the legal expertise and industry knowledge to help.

We assist in managing worldwide trademark and patent portfolios, protect complex scientific and technological inventions, monetize and enforce their IP rights and everything in between. We have a global network of leading and trusted firms that we leverage to protect our client’s IP rights worldwide.

Our Reputation

Bereskin & Parr lawyers, patent agents and trademarks are consistently recognized as national and global leaders in the IP field.  We are thought leaders and regularly publish articles and speak on the topic in Canada and around the world.

Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

At Bereskin & Parr, we believe differing perspectives unlock new insights, better communication, and better outcomes for our business, our staff and our clients. Our founding was grounded in this belief and today we are proud of our diversity inclusive of race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical ability and mental health differences.

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We are committed to helping all our employees flourish in the institutional dynamics of a law firm and ensuring they stand out in the increasingly growing legal market.

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