JAMES S.S. HOLTOM is a lawyer at Lenczner Slaght.

James' practice focuses on intellectual property and commercial litigation. James serves clients in complex patent, trade-mark and copyright disputes, administrative law matters in the pharmaceutical and communication sectors, as well as various commercial disputes including breach of contract and oppression claims. James has appeared in the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and has written on numerous I.P. topics including international trade agreements, pharmaceutical data protection and the PM(NOC) Regulations.

Before joining Lenczner Slaght, James served as law clerk to the Honourable Justice David Stratas of the Federal Court of Appeal, assisting in deliberations on cases in the areas of I.P., administrative law, tax law and civil procedure. James' law school awarded him several prizes for academic standing in the study of patent and trust law.

Today, James coaches the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot team at Queen’s University, where he also guest-lectures in patent law.

Bar Admissions:
Ontario (2014)
Queen’s University (2013) JD
Queen's University (2010) BSc (Biochemical Engineering with First Class Honours)