Legal Staff

Peter Lavelle

Peter is a member of the firm’s intellectual property team, with a practice focused primarily on trademarks.

Prior to joining Winkler Partners, Peter worked at a Canadian intellectual property firm, as well as a major Chinese law firm in Beijing. In addition to his trademark experience, Peter has also worked on matters involving copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and industrial designs.

Peter is a barrister and solicitor with the Law Society of Upper Canada. He holds a J.D. from the University of Saskatchewan, an LL.M. from Peking University, and a B.Sc. (Biology) from the University of Toronto.

Recent Content
2019/04/18 | Updates

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2019/04/01 | Features

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2019/03/07 | News

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2019/03/05 | Features

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