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Bereskin & Parr Welcomes Two New Partners

January 4, 2016

Bereskin & Parr LLP is proud to announce that Laurence MacPhie and Jonathan Burkinshaw have been admitted to the partnership.

Laurence MacPhie Ph.D. (Human Gen.), J.D.

A member of the firm's Patents and Life Sciences practice groups, Laurence’s practice focuses on drafting and prosecuting patents in various aspects of the life sciences, including stem cells, cancer and chemotherapies, bioinformatics and diagnostics, as well as enzymes for commercial and industrial applications.



Jonathan Burkinshaw B.A., M.A., J.D.

A member of the firm’s Trademarks practice group, Jonathan’s practice focuses on conducting searches, providing opinions and advice on registrability, filing and prosecuting applications, representing clients in opposition and expungement proceedings and trademark infringement matters, as well as domestic and international trademark portfolio management.


Jonathan Burkinshaw Jonathan Burkinshaw
B.A., M.A., J.D.
416.957.1623  email Jonathan Burkinshaw
Laurence MacPhie Laurence MacPhie
DPhil (Human Gen.), J.D.
416.957.1684  email Laurence MacPhie