Partner* - Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent
- Due Diligence
- Industrial Designs
- IP Litigation & Enforcement
- Licensing & IP Transactions
- Mediation & Arbitration
- Patent Prosecution
- Strategic Counselling, Opinions, & Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
- Trade Secrets
Peter Everitt is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm’s Burlington office. His practice is focused on the preparation and prosecution of patent and industrial design applications that cover a broad range of industries. He is also actively engaged in patent litigation, licensing, validity and infringement opinion work and due diligence investigations for corporate mergers and acquisitions.
Peter has represented clients in intellectual property disputes, and has appeared, before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Federal Court of Canada (both Trial and Appeal Divisions) and the Supreme Court of Canada.
Peter was the recipient of the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize for the highest standing in the Canadian Patent Agent qualification examinations in 1992.
Prior to joining Ridout & Maybee LLP, Peter was a founding partner at a Toronto Intellectual Property law firm.
*Peter Everitt Professional Corporation
- B.Sc. (Engineering), Queen’s University (1984)
- LL.B., University of Western Ontario (1987)
- Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario (1989)
- Registered Trademark Agent, Canada (1990)
- Registered Professional Engineer, Province of Ontario (1991)
- Registered Patent Agent, Canada (1992)
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC
- Canadian Bar Association – CBA
- American Intellectual Property Law Association – AIPLA
- American Bar Association – ABA
- International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys – FICPI
- Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum – CIM
Meet Our People
The lawyers and patent and trademark agents at Ridout & Maybee LLP bring both legal expertise and real-world industry knowledge to work for our clients. Many of our professionals were leaders in their technical field prior to working in intellectual property law, and hold advanced degrees and certifications.