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Donald Bocchinfuso is an Associate with Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Patents and Life Sciences practice group.
His practice focuses on all aspects of patent and trademark prosecution and opinion work, IP litigation and enforcement, with a specialization in intellectual property, and information and technology.
Prior to joining Bereskin and Parr he was an intellectual property Lawyer at Innovate LLP in Toronto, where he undertook patent and trademark prosecution, performing prior art searches, generating patentability opinions, drafting of PCT applications and preparing responses to office actions from Canada and the United States concerning medical devices, surgical techniques and chemical compositions .
He has analyzed portfolios of large multinational companies and assisted in the formulation of portfolio management strategies, also regularly consulting with entrepreneurs and companies of various sizes.
Prior to being admitted to the Ontario Bar, Donald was an articling student in the intellectual property department of an international law firm.
He was active as a member of the Diversity & Inclusion Committee, and he was Vice‐President and Senior Advisorof the Western IP Association while at law school at The University of Western Ontario.
He is a recipient of the Bereskin & Parr Award in Industrial and Intellectual Property (2016) and the WeirFoulds Intellectual Property Writing Prize (2015).
Donald has written for Legal Alert and for the Toronto Intellectual Property Group.