Associate announcement

Bereskin & Parr Welcomes Ryan Shaughnessy as Associate in Toronto

February 23, 2018

Bereskin & Parr LLP is pleased to welcome Ryan Shaughnessy to our Toronto Office as an associate and member of our firm’s Engineering & Technology Patent  Group.

Ryan has a professional background in space medicine, nuclear operations, electronic warfare and information technology.

Before his call to the Ontario Bar in 2017, Ryan was a summer and articling student at an intellectual property law firm in Ottawa, assisting in the drafting and prosecution of a variety of patent and trademark applications, also gaining experience in intellectual property litigation and working on two large patent trials.

Since his time at Law School at Queen’s University, Ryan has served as a reserve officer in the Canadian Armed Forces and regularly participates in a variety of military training exercises.

Ryan completed his Bachelor of Engineering degree in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering at Carleton University and his JD at Queen’s University.

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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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Ryan Shaughnessy

Bereskin & Parr LLP

Law School

Queen's University

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property