Brad is a partner in the firm's Ottawa office and chair of the national IP department at Osler. He practises IP law with an emphasis on complex patent litigation and patent prosecution. He provides a number of clients with strategic advice on the enforcement of their patent rights, including the coordination and management of litigation strategies throughout multiple jurisdictions, instructing foreign counsel in litigation and having carriage of worldwide IP portfolios. Brad has appeared as lead counsel before the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the Ontario Superior Court, and has appeared before the US International Trade Commission in the role of coordinating worldwide litigation and IP counsel. He is also a registered patent agent and specialises in Canadian and foreign patent and industrial design prosecution, strategic reviews of IP portfolios, patentability, patent infringement and validity opinions, and worldwide patent portfolio management and enforcement.
Brad is recognised internationally as a leading patent litigator and IP practitioner, including in Managing IP 2015: IP Star – Canada; IAM Patent 1000 (since 2012); The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 (IP law – patent and litigation); Chambers Global, The World's Leading Lawyers for Business 2015 (IP litigation and intellectual property); Benchmark Litigation Canada 2015 (Ontario Litigation Star for Intellectual Property); The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014 (intellectual property and IP litigation); IAM Patent Litigation 250 (2011); IAM Life Sciences 250 (2010); and the Lexpert 2009 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers.
Brad is also registered to practise before the US Patent and Trademark Office and is a former associate editor of the Canadian Patent Reporter. Brad has been involved in many notable matters for some of the world's leading corporations, including lead outside counsel to Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC in connection with patent and numerous pharmaceutical and general litigation matters.