McCarthy Tétrault Wins Prestigious Patent Litigation Award for Third Consecutive Year

Toronto, March 19, 2015 — McCarthy Tétrault is delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year, McCarthy Tétrault’s IP litigation group was awarded Managing IP's Patent Contentious Team of the Year – Canada. This award recognizes the firm’s IP Litigation Group’s sustained and exceptional achievements in patent litigation, and particularly recognizes its achievements on behalf of clients in the pharmaceutical sector, including biologics. The successes that the firm’s IP Litigation Group have achieved on behalf of its clients have made McCarthy Tétrault the top choice to lead some of Canada’s most significant and contentious pharmaceutical patent cases.

The firm’s IP litigation group also received an award for Milestone Case of the Year – Canada for representing AbbVie Corporation and others in Canada’s first patent infringement trial relating to biologics (AbbVie Corporation et al v. Janssen Inc., 2014 FC 55). The firm’s team included Andrew Reddon, Steven Mason, Steven Tanner, Fiona Legere and Ryann Atkins.

The awards were presented last night by Managing IP at its awards ceremony in Washington, DC and were accepted by Steven Mason and Steven Tanner.

McCarthy Tétrault’s IP Litigation Group, led by Andrew Reddon and Steven Mason, has deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical (including biologic), life science, telecommunications and oil and gas sectors. The team is frequently lauded for its performance in support of its clients’ patent rights and other intellectual property assets in these industries.

Managing IP is a prominent source of news and analysis on intellectual property developments in 80 international jurisdictions, including the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean.

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