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Limpert, Bradley - Partner* - Barrister & Solicitor
P. Bradley Limpert practises principally in the areas of IP litigation and licensing. He has been involved in litigation, dispute resolution and licensing across a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, food processing, software, signal processing, telecommunications, aerospace, e-commerce, nuclear technologies, media, chemical engineering, medical devices and biotechnology. *Limpert Professional Corporation
P. Bradley Limpert practises principally in the areas of IP litigation and licensing. He has been involved in litigation, dispute resolution and licensing across a broad range of technologies, including pharmaceuticals, industrial equipment, food processing, software, signal processing, telecommunications, aerospace, e-commerce, nuclear technologies, media, chemical engineering, medical devices and biotechnology. He also provides clients with opinions in relation to the infringement, validity and scope of rights relating to patents, trade secrets, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright and domain names. He is a Certified Licensing Professional™. Mr. Limpert is recognized by Intellectual Asset Magazine of London, UK, as one of the world's leading 250 Patent and Technology Licensing Lawyers.
Mr. Limpert appears in the Federal Court of Canada and in the courts of Ontario representing clients in relation to the infringement and validity of rights in patents, copyright and confidential information. He has:
• Been co-counsel for a successful plaintiff awarded over C$20 million in a pharmaceutical patent infringement matter.
• Been lead counsel for a successful plaintiff which obtained a permanent injunction against a patent infringer and its officers and directors (as well as seven-figure compensation).
• Acted for clients which have obtained Anton Piller orders (civil search warrants) to search the homes of individuals accused of stealing source code.
• Represented clients that have successfully repatriated domain names from cybersquatters.
• Represented plaintiffs in a trade secret case, who obtained a 10 year-license arrangement and substantial settlement from defendants.
His clients include national and multinational companies, venture capital-financed technology companies, hospitals, universities and public agencies. Mr. Limpert has also represented clients in mediation, arbitration and other alternative dispute resolution procedures in Canada and abroad.
Mr. Limpert also advises on the commercialisation of technology and on IP strategies. In these areas, his work includes assisting with clinical trial and research agreements, co-development agreements and other corporate/commercial matters of interest to emerging technology companies.
Prior to practising law, Mr. Limpert worked at IBM Canada in software development, project management and marketing. He is also a registered patent and trademark agent.
Mr. Limpert’s leading loose-leaf book, Technology Contracting: Law, Precedents and Commentary, is published by Thomson-Carswell.
Mr. Limpert has taught patent and trade secret law as an adjunct professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Toronto. He has also lectured on intellectual property at the Faculty of Law (University of Toronto), the Rotman School of Business (University of Toronto), the Ivey Business School (University of Western Ontario), the University of Windsor, Queen’s University and Osgoode Hall, and to a number of corporations and government agencies.
Mr. Limpert is a frequent speaker on topics such as IP licensing, IP litigation, privacy and legal aspects of the commercialisation of technology.
Education & Qualifications
B. Eng.(Engineering Physics), 1986, McMaster University
M.A.Sc. (Electrical and Biomedical Engineering), 1989, University of Toronto
LL.B, University of Toronto, 1995, (Dean’s Honour’s List; Prize in Intellectual Property Law)
Barrister and Solictor, Province of Ontario, 1997
Canadian Patent and Trademark Agent, 1997
Representative Court Cases
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