Dan Bereskin Appointed Member of the Order of Canada
November 27, 2020
Bereskin & Parr LLP is pleased to announce that Dan Bereskin has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada. This is one of the highest honours in the country, and a testament to Dan’s outstanding leadership, achievement, and service in the field of intellectual property law in Canada and abroad.
The government release is here.
Dan Bereskin, C.M., Q.C. co-founded Bereskin & Parr LLP in 1965. Since then, the firm has grown to be one of the two largest IP specialty firms in Canada with four offices located in major economic and technology centres. Dan instilled in the firm its core values of professional excellence, collegiality, respect and teamwork that characterize the firm and which are responsible for its success.
Dan has been the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions throughout his illustrious career including being appointed Member of the Order of Canada in 2020, Queen’s Counsel in 1982, a recipient of the INTA President's Award, named “Trademarks Lawyer of the Year” world-wide for eight consecutive years by Who's Who Legal, granted a Lifetime Achievement award by World Leaders International IP Awards in 2007, the recipient of a Lexpert Zenith Award in 2012 as a "change agent", elected to the IP Hall of Fame in 2014, recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award by Managing Intellectual Property in 2017 and named “Lawyer of the Year 2020” by Best Lawyers for Intellectual Property in Canada. He is renowned throughout the intellectual property field in Canada and abroad, and is responsible for managing the trademark portfolios of major multinational clients.
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