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Who’s Who Legal — Canada: Technology Media & Telecommunications Analysis 2015

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We are pleased to report that McCarthy Tétrault partners Charles Morgan, Barry Sookman and George Takach have been listed as three of the most highly regarded Canadian TMT lawyers in this year’s International Who’s Who Technology Media & Telecommunications, more than any other Canadian firm. Additionally, Grant Buchanan, Hank Intven, Daniel Logan and Peter Grant were also recognized as leaders in their field. With seven listed lawyers, the firm is at the top of the analysis for this work in Canada.

Each year, Who’s Who Legal identifies the foremost legal practitioners in 46 areas of business law and included … Continue Reading

Chambers Canada 2016 Results – Technology Law

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On October 2, 2015, the inaugural edition of the Chambers Canada Guide was launched (in previous years, Canada was part of the Global Guide). Once again, McCarthy Tétrault LLP is the highest ranking technology law firm in Canada (Band 1). McCarthy’s is the only firm in Canada with four lawyers ranked Band 2 or higher.

Chambers has recognized a number of our lawyers as leading practitioners in the areas of Information Technology, Telecommunications & Broadcasting, Intellectual Property and Data Protection.  These leading practitioners and Chambers commentary are as follows:… Continue Reading

McCarthy Tétrault receives four Benchmark Canada awards

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McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that Euromoney Legal Media Group’s Benchmark Canada named partners Andrew Reddon and Steven Mason as Canada’s Intellectual Property Litigators of the Year – Patents. The award is in recognition of Mr. Reddon and Mr. Mason’s exceptional knowledge of patents and superior trial skills. The pair’s recent successes include their representation of AbbVie in its patent infringement case against Janssen related to AbbVie’s Canadian patent on anti-IL-12 antibodies. This was Canada’s first antibody engineering trial, and the action was the first in Canada dealing with the scope of protection for the new class of … Continue Reading

McCarthy Tétrault launches Canadian Class Actions Monitor blog

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For those who may be interested, McCarthy Tétrault has just launched its eleventh blog, Canadian Class Actions Monitor, at The blog provides the firm’s views on class actions across Canada in sectors including securities, financial services, product liability, competition, healthcare and other areas of business. It also comments on the impact of class actions on Canadian businesses and the legal landscape, and shares our insights on specific class actions in Canada, related developments and cross-border influences

Please visit the blog!… Continue Reading

Canadian Appeals Monitor wins Clawbie

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We are delighted to share that McCarthy Tétrault’s Canadian Appeals Monitor blog has received a 2013 Clawbie (Canadian Law Blog Award) in the Practice Group Blog category, for its overall excellence in covering Canada’s appellate courts and cases.

2013 Canadian Law Blog Awards WinnerCanadian Appeals Monitor is one of McCarthy Tétrault’s 10 blogs covering a variety of practice areas. The Clawbies highlight in particular “This Week at the SCC” as “a strong regular contribution” that “really does take a national firm to pull off.”

We are also very proud of our partner Barry Sookman, whose eponymous Barry Sookman blog was a runner-up in … Continue Reading

McCarthy Tétrault is named Contributor Most Read in Canada for second consecutive month

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snIP/ITs is pleased to share that for June 2013, McCarthy Tétrault’s blog posts and articles generated the most readership from users of Mondaq for Canada. This is the firm’s second month in a row to be recognized with the award.



Mondaq is an aggregator of legal, financial and regulatory information from more than 80 countries. It publishes and distributes content on its site, via its newsletters and feeds to third-party sites, and through major business systems such as Lexis-Nexis, Westlaw and Reuters. At the end of every month, for each country, Mondaq determines and confers awards … Continue Reading

Lexpert: McCarthy Tétrault LLP is the highest ranking technology law firm in Canada

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The 2013 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory was published on June 26, 2013, and once again, McCarthy Tétrault LLP is the highest ranking technology law firm in Canada.  In Computer & IT Law, McCarthy Tétrault LLP is top-ranked in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal.  In Technology Transactions, McCarthy Tétrault LLP is top-ranked in Toronto and Vancouver, and ranked among the top three firms in Montreal.  In Telecommunications, McCarthy Tétrault LLP is the only law firm with three “most frequently recommended” practitioners in Toronto.

Lexpert has recognized a number of our lawyers as leading practitioners in the areas of Computer & IT Law, … Continue Reading