Steve Mason to Lead McCarthy Tétrault’s Intellectual Property Litigation Group

Toronto, November 2, 2016 —Steve Mason has been appointed leader of McCarthy Tétrault’s IP Litigation group in a move that supports increased synergy between all aspects of our IP law practice and an unparalleled litigation practice. Under Steve’s new leadership, the IP Litigation group will continue to provide the same standard for success that has defined their results.

Steve is a partner in our Litigation Group with a focus on intellectual property and related disputes. An experienced trial and appellate lawyer, he has represented clients before courts across Canada and in the United States, including in cases before the Canadian and United States Supreme Court. Steve currently acts as counsel on some of the largest intellectual property cases in Canada, including most recently as lead counsel to Bell Canada in a patent infringement action involving its Bell Fibe TV service.

“Retail market leaders, leading-edge technology start-ups, Canadian-based or multinational, at McCarthy Tétrault we protect our clients’ interests at all levels of intellectual property management,” said Dave Leonard, the firm’s CEO. “Steve has a proven track record to lead the IP Litigation Group and brings his passion and a wealth of expertise to the new role.”

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.