Canadian Lawyer InHouse

April/May 2021

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16 www.canadianlawyermag.com/inhouse FEATURE and Elyjiw have more than 30 years of experience, including at major law firms and boutique IP firms in Toronto. Key clients include: computer software and devices, social media, e-commerce and online news media; scientific equipment; medical research and pharmaceuticals; agriculture; food, beverage and restaurants, financial technology and services; industrial manufacturing and services; and apparel and consumer goods. Deeth Williams Wall LLP Toronto | dww.com Deeth Williams Wall LLP (DWW) is a Toronto law firm specializing in Intellectual Property ("IP"), Information Technology ("IT") and Privacy and Cybersecurity ("P&C"). Founded more than 25 years ago, the firm has grown from seven lawyers to close to 20, covering: all aspects of IP prosecution, commercialization and enforcement; technology law; emerging technology protec- tion and commercialization; privacy and data breach protection, management and coaching; litigation; and regulatory law. DWW provides a full range of services relating to trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial designs, confidential information and other forms of intellectual property. The firm acts for several large businesses, including an international oilfield services company, a provincial government, municipalities, an automotive manufacturer and an automotive products company, specialty chemical company, pharmaceutical companies, a major inter-bank data network, a top-tier hospital, an international soft drink company and several Canadian tech startups. DWW has acted for several international drug companies on patent litigation, PM(NOC) and regulatory matters and provides day-to-day patent and trademark advice for major food, chemical, automotive and retail companies. Gilbert's LLP Toronto | gilbertslaw.ca Tim Gilbert launched Gilbert's LLP in 2001 armed with only a briefcase, a cellphone and the aim to break out of the conventional approach to legal services. He now finds himself surrounded by a talented team of lawyers, agents and students to provide solutions to innovative clients. Gilbert's specializes in IP and advocacy in the court- room and the boardroom, from creating and monetizing IP assets to protecting and enforcing IP rights. Gilbert's helps clients navigate industries — including pharmaceu- tical, software, technology, energy, cleantech, gaming, media and entertainment — and provides clients with advice that makes business sense. While the firm has repre- sented large pharmaceutical and tech companies in "bet-the-company" litigation, Gilbert's also has contingency and hybrid fee options when the cost of legal services is a barrier. Hicks Intellectual Property Law Canmore, Calgary | hicksip.com Hicks Intellectual Property Law provides world-class intellectual property services out of Canmore, Alta., with a second office in Calgary. Since its inception in 2006, the firm has developed a strong team of lawyers, patent agents and trademark agents with diverse backgrounds and experience. The firm works with many businesses, from startups to large corporations. The firm's agents and lawyers' strong and varied technical and legal backgrounds enable it to work with compa- nies in virtually all industry sectors. The firm assists businesses in building value by delivering effective, efficient, creative and strategic intellectual property advice and services. "Our inventors really like working with Hicks. They are very responsive and articulate and just get to the point." Heather Mueller, NCS Multistage

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