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New partner for Bereskin & Parr electrical and computer tech group

Thursday, September 10, 2020 @ 10:46 AM | By John Chunn

Bereskin & Parr LLP announced that Denis Keseris is a new partner and has joined the electrical and computer technology practice group. His practice covers all aspects of patents, particularly in the fields of artificial intelligence, fintech, gaming technology, telecommunications, medical devices and cannabis.

According to the firm's press release, Keseris has over 15 years of intellectual property (IP) experience in Europe and North America. Prior to relocating to Canada in 2017, he was a partner at one of the U.K.’s leading intellectual property firms, with a practice focusing on wireless telecom standards, semiconductor electronics and medical devices as well as the drafting and prosecution of ICT, electronics and software-related applications. He also practised at two other prominent IP law firms in the U.K. and France, as well as in-house counsel at a well known technology company.

Before entering private practice, Keseris worked in the examination branches of both the Canadian Intellectual Property Office and the U.K. Intellectual Property Office.

Keseris is a fellow of the U.K. Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys and is qualified as a European patent attorney and European design attorney. He received a postgraduate certificate in IP law from the University of London’s Queen Mary School of Law. He completed his B.A.Sc. in electrical, electronics and communications engineering at the University of Ottawa.