Daniel Bereskin

Current Affiliation

  • Bereskin & Parr

Professional Experience

  • Has practiced exclusively in the field of intellectual property for more than 40 years.  Has acted as counsel and as chief legal advisor in numerous leading IP cases in the Federal Court Trial and Appeal divisions, and the Ontario Court.

Primary Practice Areas

  • All areas of intellectual property, including trade mark and patent opinion work and litigation.

Language Proficiency

  • English

Dispute Resolution Experience & Training

  • CPR/Advocates'Society Mediation Workshop (Sander, Singer and Lewis)
  • WIPO Adjudicator
  • Member, INTA Panel of Neutrals
  • Mediator/Arbitrator, ADR Chambers

Selected Honors, Awards, Publications and/or Professional and Civic Associations

  • Named as “Trademarks Lawyer of the Year" Worldwide by Who’s Who Legal, the official research partner of the International Bar Association in each of 2006, 2007 and 2008.
  • Ranked in numerous publications such as Lexpert Directory; Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers; Managing Intellectual Property; PLC Which lawyer? , and Trademark World.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, 2007, WorldLeaders International IP Awards.
  • President's Award recipient, 2004, International Trademark Association.
  • Legal Counsel to INTA
  • Author of more than fifty articles on various intellectual property law subjects. Author of the chapter on Canada in the book Famous and Well-Known Marks by Frederick Mostert, and of the trade marks chapter in IP Disputes, Resolutions and Remedies by Ronald Dimock, published by Butterworths.
  • Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Registered Patent and Trade Mark Agent


  • B.Sc. (Eng. Phys) University of Saskatchewan
  • Law degree from the University Saskatchewan
  • Called to the Ontario Bar in 1964

Contact Information

Bereskin & Parr
40 King St. West,
Toronto, Ontario, M5H 3Y2
Telephone: (416) 957-1673 (direct line)
Facimile: (416) 361-1398