Alfred Macchione > McCarthy Tétrault > Toronto, Canada > Lawyer Profile

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

(Leading individuals)

Alfred MacchioneMcCarthy Tétrault

Strategic, responsive and thorough‘, McCarthy Tétrault‘s IP group is perhaps best known for handling patent infringement, copyright and regulatory disputes. The practice group is most active in the areas of pharmaceuticals, telecoms and oil and gas. Group co-chair Steven Mason has a strong record in complex disputes; senior counsel Barry Sookman specializes in IP and IT litigation and arbitration, and has expertise in copyright and anti-piracy matters; and practice co-chair Alfred Macchione has extensive experience of the prosecution and management of patent and trademark portfolios. Named lawyers are based in the firm’s Toronto office.