Christopher N. Hunter

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1A9
Phone: (416) 863-2518

Chris Hunter represents clients in the acquisition, enforcement and exploitation of all forms of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs and trade secrets. His practice focuses on providing strategic advice to clients concerning their local and global intellectual property portfolios, and providing litigation support for infringement and misappropriation actions. He also regularly negotiates and drafts agreements, including licences, joint development agreements and various other technology-related agreements. He was significantly involved in representing Nortel in the historic $4.5 billion sale of its patent portfolio. As a Registered Patent Agent, Mr. Hunter drafts and prosecutes patent applications for electrical, mechanical (including medical devices), business method, financial services (FinTech), software and information technology-related inventions, and more recently, cannabis. He also specializes in industrial designs. Mr. Hunter is also a Registered Trademark Agent. Prior to joining our Toronto office, Mr. Hunter was a partner at another major law firm in Toronto. Before becoming a lawyer, he was a management consultant with Andersen Consulting (now Accenture).

Year Called to the Bar:2000 (ON)
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