Victor Butsky is a founding member of the firm. He practises intellectual property law with an emphasis on litigation and licensing.
Victor’s areas of practice include patent drafting and prosecution, franchising, trade-mark, trade secret, patent and copyright licensing and litigation, prosecuting trade-mark, copyright and industrial design applications and trade-mark opposition proceedings. Victor has extensive work experience relating to various businesses, technical fields and developing technologies. He represents Canadian and foreign clients in the courts of the Province of Ontario, in the Federal Court of Canada, and before the Trademark Opposition Board and the Patent Appeal Board.
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
- American Intellectual Property Law Association
- Canadian Bar Association
- American Bar Association
- Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 1984
- LL.B., Osgoode Hall Law School
- B.A.Sc., Chemical Engineering, University of Toronto
Publications and Presentations
Victor has written and spoken on various topics relating to Canadian intellectual property practice, including trade secrets and licensing. Victor has also taught at patent tutorials offered by IPIC for candidates planning to write the Canadian patent agent examinations. Victor served as a member of the Canadian Patent Agents Examination Board from 2001- 2004.