Counsel Announcement

Lenczner Slaght Welcomes Martin Brandsma

March 6, 2023

Canada’s leading litigation firm adds Martin Brandsma to its formidable Intellectual Property team.

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.

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!

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Martin Brandsma

Lenczner Slaght

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University of Ottawa

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