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Tuesday, April 27, 2021 @ 9:56 AM

Devry Smith Frank adds two real estate associates

Devry Smith Frank LLP (DSF) welcomed associates Alida A. Brydon and Corrine V. Joseph to its office in Whitby, Ont. ... [read more]

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 2:02 PM

New lawyer joins Lavery team in Montreal

Lavery Lawyers announced that lawyer Béatrice Bilodeau has joined the firm’s Montreal office. ... [read more]

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 2:01 PM

Amazon launches IP Accelerator in Canada to help small businesses

Amazon announced it has launched the Intellectual Property Accelerator (IP Accelerator) in Canada, making it easier and more cost effective for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to obtain trademarks, protect their brands and tackle infringing goods both in Amazon’s stores and the broader marketplace. ... [read more]

Monday, April 26, 2021 @ 1:59 PM

Engineering firm launches construction claims group

Haag Canada, a multidisciplinary forensic engineering consulting firm specializing in large, complex loss, announced the launch of its construction claims group. The new team will provide a full service offering to Canadian insurance and legal communities. ... [read more]

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 3:29 PM

New IP partner for Bereskin & Parr in Montreal

Bereskin & Parr LLP announced that new partner Louis-Pierre Gravelle has joined the firm as a member of the electrical and computer technology practice group in Montreal. His practice focuses on patent and technology law, particularly obtaining and leveraging intellectual property (IP) rights for startups, small- and medium-sized enterprises and large companies to support them in their commercial growth and business success. ... [read more]

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 3:28 PM

Fasken joins B.C. Women of Options campaign for affordable housing

In partnership with the Options Community Services registered charity, women from Fasken, one of Canada’s largest law firms, have stepped up to raise additional funds for the Women of Options campaign. The firm will match the group’s donations for a combined targeted goal of $25,000. ... [read more]

Friday, April 23, 2021 @ 3:19 PM

The Friday Brief: Managing Editor’s must-read items from this week Friday Brief

Here are my picks for the top stories we published this week. ... [read more]

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 4:31 PM

Ryerson receives $1 million donation in support of law scholarships

Ryerson University announced that the Larry and Judy Tanenbaum Family Foundation has made a gift of $1 million in support of the Dale H. Lastman Leadership Scholarships for students in the Faculty of Law. The donation is the largest single gift to date to the soon-to-be named Lincoln Alexander School of Law at Ryerson which opened in September of 2020.  ... [read more]

Thursday, April 22, 2021 @ 4:18 PM

New associate joins Savard Foy

Toronto criminal law boutique Savard Foy LLP welcomed Arash Ghiassi to the firm. ... [read more]

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 @ 3:34 PM

Ontario judge appointed as part-time member of Specific Claims Tribunal

The federal Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that Justice Todd Ducharme of the Superior Court of Justice of Ontario is appointed as a part-time member of the Specific Claims Tribunal for a term of five years. This appointment is effective immediately. ... [read more]