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J Alan Aucoin

J Alan Aucoin


Academic Qualifications:

Registered Trade-mark Agent, Canada – 1986
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 1984
LL.M., University of Toronto – 1982
(Duff-Rinfret Scholar)
LL.B., University of Windsor – 1981
B.A. (Hon.), University of Toronto – 1977


Professional Memberships:

In addition to his litigation practice, Alan taught contract remedies at Osgoode Hall Law School for a number of years. He has also participated as a demonstrator in The Law Society of Upper Canada’s bar admission program.

Alan has been a member of the Ontario division of the Canadian Bar Association’s Alternate Dispute Resolution Committee. He is currently a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and past chair of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Competition/Intellectual Property Committee. Alan is also an associate member of the American Bar Association and the American Intellectual Property Law Association and a member of Fédération International des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle (FICPI).


Arbitration Experience:Alan practises litigation in a number of areas that span commercial, regulatory, intellectual property and technology. His practice includes appearances and opinions relating to, among others, conflicts of law and jurisdiction concerns, regulatory issues in the financial services sector, partnership and shareholder disputes, technology disputes and satellite technology licensing. Alan also advises on issues relating to biometrics, oil and gas pipelines, pharmaceutical development and varied patent, trade-mark and copyright disputes. Alan has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada as well as the trial and appellate divisions of the Ontario Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada. He also appears before administrative tribunals and in domestic and international arbitrations and mediations.


ADR Specialization: 
Intellectual Property
International Trade
199 Bay Street, Suite 4000, Commerce Court
Toronto ON M5L 1A9

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