Biography

Kevin is a creative and practical advocate who represents clients in all manner of intellectual property disputes. As an engineer at heart, Kevin believes in finding concrete and efficient solutions to problems. Kevin has fought for numerous clients—big and small—from multinational pharmaceutical companies, video game developers, to local small businesses.

Kevin’s litigation work is supported by an understanding of business, having gained industry experience as an intern at an engineering consulting firm and at a start-up company as a software developer. Kevin also has experience in drafting patents, obtaining trademark registrations, and negotiating agreements.

During law school, Kevin won awards at the Oxford International Intellectual Property Moot and the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot, as well as the Grafstein Award for Communications Law.   He also honed his advocacy and leadership skills during his undergraduate days as the President of the University of Toronto Engineering Society.

When outside the office, Kevin enjoys playing hockey, reading up on obscure history, and photography.

Education

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

J.D., 2014

University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

B.A.Sc.(Engineering Science) (Hons.), 2011

Major: Infrastructure Engineering

Representative Cases

  • Nintendo of America, Inc v King, 2017 FC 246
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Apotex Inc, Federal Court T-200-17
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd v Apotex Inc, Federal Court T-817-16
  • AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc, 2018 FC 181
  • AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc, 2018 FC 185
  • Trade Secrets PI Inc v Beauty Express Canada Inc, Federal Court T-875-17
  • Crude Solutions Ltd v MEG Energy Corp, 2020 FC 759
  • Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Health), 2020 FC 1013
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. ViiV Healthcare Company et al. 2020 FC 486
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. ViiV Healthcare Company et al. 2021 FCA 122

Representative Cases

  • Nintendo of America, Inc v King, 2017 FC 246
  • Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co, Ltd v Apotex Inc, Federal Court T-200-17
  • Boehringer Ingelheim Canada Ltd v Apotex Inc, Federal Court T-817-16
  • AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc, 2018 FC 181
  • AstraZeneca Canada Inc v Apotex Inc, 2018 FC 185
  • Trade Secrets PI Inc v Beauty Express Canada Inc, Federal Court T-875-17
  • Crude Solutions Ltd v MEG Energy Corp, 2020 FC 759
  • Fresenius Kabi Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Health), 2020 FC 1013
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. ViiV Healthcare Company et al. 2020 FC 486
  • Gilead Sciences, Inc. v. ViiV Healthcare Company et al. 2021 FCA 122

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2015

Canadian Intellectual Property Office - Trademark Agent, 2017

Ontario, 2015

Canadian Intellectual Property Office - Trademark Agent, 2017

Publications

"Canada: The New Frontier for Global IP Litigation," Managing Intellectual Property, August 2017

"Technological Neutrality: Toward Copyright Convergence in the Digital Age," University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review, Vol. 71, No. 2, 2013

Professional Associations

Ontario Bar Association

The Advocates' Society

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada