Partner announcement

Markwell Clarizio LLP welcomes Dino Clarizio as a partner

October 2, 2023

Dino has practised exclusively in the field of intellectual property law for more than 30 years.  His practice focuses on all aspects of patent law in Canada, including the law relating to claim construction, infringement, remedies, anticipation, obviousness, and other invalidity issues, and has acted as counsel in IP litigation for a variety of different clients, from sole inventors to Fortune 500 companies.

Dino has also been counsel on trademark cases involving issues such as confusion, depreciation of goodwill, trade dress infringement, functionality and survey evidence.

Dino is recognized as a leading IP lawyer by Lexpert, Chambers, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal Canada, Euromoney, IAM Patent 1000, and Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars for patents.

He is also a registered patent agent in both Canada and the U.S., and a registered trademark agent in Canada.

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Markwell Clarizio LLP

Markwell Clarizio LLP is a boutique litigation firm with extensive experience in intellectual property and regulatory matters. The firm represents clients in patent infringement and impeachment actions, trademark infringement and opposition proceedings, copyright infringement actions, Injunction motions, appeals, interventions, and cases under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. The firm also helps clients navigate the complex regulatory system governing the approval and sale of health products in Canada, including data protection, patent linkage, patent term restoration, pricing, formulary interchangeability, product listing agreements and advertising. Its counsel attend meetings with regulators and appear as litigation counsel at hearings before the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) and judicial review applications. The founding partners have appeared as counsel in many precedent-setting cases before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court and the PMPRB.

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Dino Clarizio

Markwell Clarizio LLP

Area Of Practice

Intellectual Property