Bob H. Sotiriadis specializes in
litigation in all areas of industrial and intellectual property law.
He has also developed a widely-recognized
practice in licensing and transactional intellectual property, including
strategic IP management, due diligence and auditing as well as the management
and commercialization of intellectual property rights.
Bob H. Sotiriadis was awarded a
Bachelor of Civil Law (LL. B) from Université de Sherbrooke in 1983 and was
called to the Québec Bar in 1984. He is also a Certified mediator of the Quebec
Institute for Mediation and Arbitration (IMAQ) and a member of IP Neutrals of
Canada and the ADR Institute of Canada.
For many years, Bob H.Sotiriadis
taught intellectual property law and transactional intellectual property law at
McGill University’s Faculty of Law. He has also taught IP trial advocacy at
Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law. Bob H.Sotiriadis has authored many
papers and is a frequent speaker on these subjects at seminars in Canada and
around the world.
Bob H.Sotiriadis is Past Chair of
the intellectual property and entertainment law section of the International
Bar Association (IBA). He is Past Chair of the national intellectual
property executive of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). In addition,
he is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
(IPIC), and a member of the American Bar Association (ABA) and the Association
of University Technology Managers (AUTM).
consistently ranked as a leading versatile IP practitioner in Canada by
publications such as International
Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers, The
International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers, Chambers Global Guide to the World's
Leading Lawyers for Business (IP Litigation and IP Management), The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Who's Who Legal: Canada (Patent,
Trademarks, Life Sciences). Furthermore, Bob H. Sotiriadis is
listed in Best Lawyers in
Canada as a leading lawyer in intellectual property and in the
biotechnology field. He is also listed in the IAM 1000 Guide to the World's
Leading Patent Practionners and the WTR 1000 Guide to the World's
Leading Trademark Professionals in
litigation, prosecution strategy and transactions.