François M. Grenier specializes in patent and trademark litigation.
He also advises his clients on all strategic aspects of intellectual property.
François M. Grenier’s clients are small and medium businesses and multinationals, both Canadian and foreign, from various fields including:
As one of Québec’s most experienced and respected intellectual property litigators, François has often been recognized by his peers for his talents in the courtroom. He is mentioned year after year in surveys conducted within the Canadian legal community and published by Lexpert such as Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and was also named in the Lexpert US Cross Border Litigation Guide as a prominent litigator in Montréal. He is consistently ranked as a leading lawyer by major publications such as the International Who's Who of Patent Lawyers, Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014, Who's Who Legal: Patents 2014, PLC Which Lawyer? and IAM 250-The World's Leading Patent Litigators Life Sciences. He is also listed in the IAM 1000 Guide to the World's Leading Patent Practionners and the WTR 1000 to the World's Leading Trademark Professionals.
Mr Grenier is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers and a Fellow of the Litigation Counsel of America. He was also named Montreal’s Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year 2010 and 2013 by Best Lawyers.
He is past-chair of the Executive of Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA). He has taught at the École du Barreau du Québec and at the Faculty of Law of Université de Montréal.