March 6, 2023

Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Martin Brandsma

Canada’s leading litigation firm is pleased to announce that Martin Brandsma has joined its Intellectual Property Group as Counsel.

Martin’s practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property litigation including patents, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and industrial designs. He has extensive experience representing a broad range of clients including those in biotechnology, life sciences, consumer goods, telecommunications, sound recording and collective rights management.

Martin also regularly acts in pharmaceutical patent cases under Canada’s Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, representing some of the world’s leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, in both the Federal Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.

"We are delighted to welcome Martin to the firm and to our fabulous IP team” says Managing Partner, Monique Jilesen. “Martin brings a wealth of experience representing clients across a variety of industries, with a particular interest in pharmaceutical disputes. We look forward to working with him to provide our clients with excellent service and advocacy.”

Prior to joining Lenczner Slaght, Martin practiced in the intellectual property litigation groups of leading Canadian law firms.

Prior to attending law school, Martin obtained a M.Sc. in Molecular Biology/Genetics from Western University. His research focused on the design, production and optimization of novel recombinant therapeutic biologics.

Welcome, Martin!