Founded in 1892, ROBIC, L.L.P. is an internationally renowned firm of professionals including lawyers, scientists and engineers specializing in all aspects of Intellectual Property and Business Law. We are recognized by our peers as a benchmark provider of legal services related to the protection, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property rights and other intangible assets.
ROBIC is home to some of Canada’s most prolific and reputable lawyers and intellectual property counsel. Our team is composed of more than 170 dedicated individuals including 55 professionals, well-known and highly respected by their colleagues, by the Courts and Government agencies before which they practice.
+ PATENTS AND INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS
The members of the patent and industrial designs department are scientists and engineers who offer very specialized services relating to the prosecution of patent and industrial design applications in Canada and throughout the world. In addition to the prosecution of patent applications, the patent group also offers services related to landscape and patentability searches, as well as validity and infringement opinions. The members of the group have extensive expertise in almost all areas of science.
The members of the trademark group offer a wide array of services ranging from opinions with respect to the registrability and availability of trademarks and to the prosecution of trademark applications in Canada and throughout the world. The members of this department assist our clients with the management of their trademark portfolios and establish effective strategies aimed at protecting brands locally and abroad.
The members of the copyright department assist our clients in prosecuting copyright registrations, conducting title searches, and negotiating and drafting agreements related to the commercialisation of copyright. Our professionals are often solicited to provide advice regarding matters of piracy and counterfeiting.
The members of the litigation department represent clients before all levels of the Federal Court of Canada, the Québec provincial courts, and the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as before many specialized administrative tribunals. In addition to the enforcement of the more traditional rights resulting from patents, trademarks and copyrights, our litigation lawyers also assist our clients with civil and commercial proceedings dealing with issues related to technologies, confidentiality, trade secrets and unfair competition.
+ BUSINESS LAW & TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS
The members of the business law & technology transfers department advise clients regarding technology transfers, license grants, mergers and acquisitions, structuring of consortiums and joint-ventures, financing transactions and research and development, collaboration projects, and due diligence verifications. Our lawyers have extensive experience in complex commercial transactions.
+ EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
The members of ROBIC’s emerging technologies department are specialized lawyers, patent agents and engineers that advise clients regarding the intellectual property and legal aspects related to their new technologies. This specialized team offers a wide range of services on all matters relating to data, software, digital business models, e-commerce, as well as the protection, monetization and defence of intellectual property assets, including patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs and trade secrets.
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