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McCarthy Tétrault
66 Wellington Street West
Suite 5300, TD Bank Tower Box 48
Toronto ON M5K 1E6

Work Department

Intellectual Property


Practices all aspects of clearance, acquisition, enforcement and exploitation of patents, trade-marks, copyright, designs and other intellectual property. Emphasis on high technology. Experienced in patenting of inventions in the fields of networked communications, business processes and financial services, software and other forms of computer technology. Longstanding expertise involving intellectual property and technology transactional support in large-scale mergers, acquisitions and financing.


B.Eng. 1980; M.Eng. 1986; B.C.L 1986; Quebec Bar, 1987; Ontario Bar, 1996.


Immediate Past President of the Canadian National Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI); AIPLA, ITechLaw, FICPI, CBA, INTA, IPIC; Chair of the AIPPI international Standing Committee on IT and the Internet.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Intellectual property

(Hall of Fame)

Alfred MacchioneMcCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault operates across all key pillars of IP law, with strong offerings in prosecution, litigation, and multi-jurisdictional matters. Among the names to note in Toronto, senior counsel Barry Sookman stands as an authority in copyright and IP-related issues. Alfred Macchione is recognized for his strong experience in IP prosecution and transactions; similarly, IP strategy and prosecution head Lisa Melanson is also a key contact in this sphere. IP litigation head Steven Mason is highly regarded for his record in cutting-edge IP disputes, while David Tait focuses on patent litigation in the pharmaceutical and life sciences arenas. Other key names in Toronto include Fiona Legere and associate Kendra Levasseur. Vancouver’s Vincent Yip leads the firm’s Western Canadian IP practice.