Associate announcement

Bereskin & Parr Welcomes New Associate Denver Bandstra

September 3, 2019

Denver Bandstra is an associate with Bereskin & Parr LLP and is a member of the Engineering and Technology group. His practice focuses on mechanical patent prosecution.

Denver completed his Juris Doctor at Osgoode Hall Law School and his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Queen’s University. During his time at Osgoode, Denver was the Co-President of the Intellectual Property Society, received the Best Blog in IP Law and Technology Prize sponsored by a major Canadian law firm, and placed second and third in consecutive years at the International Patent Drafting Competition. During his last year at Osgoode, he spent a semester as a visiting student researcher at Stanford University where he studied the patentability of inventions created by artificial intelligence and the effectiveness of tech transfer within Universities.

During his undergraduate degree, Denver worked at major national and international corporations in the engineering and automotive sectors. Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Denver was both a summer and articling student with the firm.

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Bereskin & Parr LLP is a leading Canadian intellectual property law firm, with a global reputation as one of the largest, and most experienced in patent and trademark law. From four offices located in major technology and economic centres, the firm boasts more than 75 lawyers and patent and trademark agents as leaders in their respective fields, specializing in all aspects of IP. The firm and its award-winning professionals are consistently ranked as the benchmark for IP law in Canada.

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Denver Bandstra

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Law School

Osgoode Hall Law School

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property