Andrew Skodyn
Partner

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-4029
Fax: (416) 863-2400
E-mail: andrew.skodyn@blakes.com
 
 
 

Andrew's practice is focused on intellectual property and commercial litigation. As an IP litigator, Andrew is best known for his tenacious approach to patent and trademark litigation in the life sciences and information technology areas. His commercial litigation experience spans complex commercial disputes, class actions and product liability defence. Across his diverse litigation practice, Andrew has conducted numerous significant and precedent-setting trials, applications and appeals. He has represented clients in a wide range of industries, from pharmaceuticals and life sciences to information technology, oil and gas, manufacturing, agriculture, banking and professional services. He also has significant experience preparing opinions and advising clients with respect to regulatory issues, intellectual property portfolios and litigation strategy. Andrew has been counsel at all levels of the Ontario and federal courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as in numerous mediations and arbitrations. Andrew is a regular speaker on intellectual property and advocacy issues, as well as being an active member of numerous professional organizations, including IPIC, The Advocates’ Society, the CBA, ABA-IPL and IPO.


Year Called to the Bar:1999 (ON)
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Litigation - Intellectual Property
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Intellectual Property