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BLG professionals recognized as leading IP practitioners

Managing Intellectual Property Highlights 2017 IP Stars

Toronto (July 24, 2017)

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that 12 of its professionals have been recognized as leading practitioners in the 2017 edition of Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars, up from nine in 2016. In addition, Justine Wiebe has been named among the Top 250 Women in IP globally. The IP Stars list highlights IP professionals who have performed exceptionally for their firms and are highly recommended by their peers and clients.

The 12 BLG professionals recognized in the 2017 edition of IP Stars are:

BLG's Intellectual Property Group is a leader in Canadian intellectual property practice, having the scientific and legal expertise necessary to effectively advise clients on a broad range of IP-related issues. The Group has proven expertise in providing services while employing a multi-disciplinary approach to ensure its clients receive innovative, precise and practical solutions for their legal requirements. The Group's professionals hold advanced degrees in a wide range of engineering, science and technology fields, bringing an insider's understanding to their practice.

Managing Intellectual Property has been researching and ranking IP firms since 1996. The IP Stars results are based on extensive research conducted among IP practitioners worldwide over the past six months.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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For more information, please contact:

Tamara Costa
National Director, Brand and Marketing Communications
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
[email protected]