Associate announcement

Melanie Rowand joins Torys LLP

April 13, 2015

Melanie Rowand has joined Torys’ Toronto office as an Associate. She is a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Practice. She advises clients on intellectual property matters, including patents, trademarks, industrial design and plant breeders’ rights. Melanie’s experience includes drafting, filing and prosecuting patent, trademark and industrial design applications; advising on the acquisition, validity and infringement of intellectual property rights; and assisting in the management of the plant breeders’ rights enforcement program for a major agricultural company. To read more about Melanie click here.

Torys LLP

Torys is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

We believe that clients should respect, trust and like their legal counsel. Our clients tend to be deeply loyal, enjoying in return Torys\' exceptional loyalty and value, and enduring professional and personal bonds.

Torys operates from offices in Toronto, New York, Calgary and Montréal.

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Melanie Sharman Rowand

Torys LLP

Law School

University of Toronto

Year Of Call


Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property