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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP 

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Lawyers, Patent & Trade-mark Agents

Size of Organization: 757
Main Office: Toronto, Ontario
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Telephone: 416.367.6000
Fax: 416.367.6749

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Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), a leading full-service, Canadian law firm, is driven to help achieve the best possible results for all our clients. BLG's more than 750 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other legal professionals in five offices provide corporate, litigation and arbitration, as well as intellectual property solutions to a wide range of clients nationally and internationally. As a bilingual English-French firm, BLG excels under both the common and civil law systems in Canada.

Understanding your businesses and how legal changes affect you today and tomorrow is BLG's business. Like you, BLG believes that nothing less than achieving results through excellence will do. This commitment to service has resulted in the frequent recognition of many of BLG's legal professionals at home and abroad.

In addition, BLG provides insight and clarity to regional, national and multinational corporations across a variety of business sectors. BLG is also proud to represent public institutions such as universities, governments and governmental agencies, and healthcare facilities, as well as private business, trade and charitable groups. The firm also takes great pride in the communities where its professionals and staff live and work. BLG supports a variety of activities by providing pro bono legal services, fundraising and volunteer programs, such as the BLG Reads to Kids Program.

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U.S. Patent Activity
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Total number of U.S. granted patents by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP:
130 (in past two years)
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Total number of Peer Review Rated lawyers of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP: 188

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Alberta Court of Appeal Holds that a Drug and Alcohol Policy Constituted Relevant Reasonable Accommodation
Andrew Pozzobon, October 9, 2015
Generally, employers have a duty to accommodate an employee's disability up to the point of undue hardship. However, the duty to accommodate is not without limitation. Recently, in Stewart v. Elk Valley Coal Corporation, 2015 ABCA 225, the Alberta Court of Appeal upheld a decision of the Alberta...

Class Action by Banks Against Target Certified
Kevin L. LaRoche, October 9, 2015
On September 15, 2015, Justice Paul A. Magnuson of the United States District Court, District of Minnesota granted class certification to banks that issued payment cards in the payment card data breach that was publicly disclosed by Target on December 19, 2013.

Education Assistant's Human Rights Application Dismissed as No Reasonable Prospect of Success
Stephanie Young, October 8, 2015
In a decision dated April 21, 2015, the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario dismissed an application brought by an Education Assistant against the York Region District School Board on a preliminary basis as the application had “no reasonable prospect of success.”


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