BASc (Eng Sci)(Toronto), MASc (Aerospace Studies)(Toronto), LLB (Toronto)
Donald Cameron is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP, head of the Litigation practice group and a member of the Patents, Trademarks and New Media/Copyright practice groups.
His practice focuses on intellectual property litigation, particularly relating to patent, trademark, copyright, trade secrets law and technology licences, as well as trademark prosecution. He also advises clients on intellectual property portfolio strategies and the intellectual property aspects of technology licensing. He is certified as a Specialist by the Law Society of Upper Canada in Intellectual Property Law (Patents, Trademarks and Copyright) and Civil Litigation.
Mr. Cameron has participated in intellectual property law litigation involving a broad range of technologies and businesses including electromagnetic fields and induction, semiconductor chip fabrication, telecommunications, mechanical devices, bio-engineering, biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and computer databases. He was a senior trial counsel in Canada’s first DNA patent trial and appeal.
Mr. Cameron is an Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, and Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, teaching Patent and Trade Secret law at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
He is the author of numerous intellectual property articles and publications, as well as educational videos in the area of litigation. He is the Editor of the Canadian IP Benchbooks, a set of three textbooks on Canadian Patent, Trademark and Copyright law. He also hosts JurisDiction, a monthly IP law podcast at iplawpodcast.com