Alexandre Abecassis

Senior partner at Fasken

Alexandre Abecassis is a senior partner at Fasken. He joined the firm in 2007 to start the patent prosecution practice in the Montreal office.

As a registered Canadian and US patent agent, he finds creative, proactive and strategic solutions that maximise the value of his clients’ innovations.

With an electrical engineering background and over 19 years’ experience in intellectual property, Mr Abecassis has developed a solid international practice focused mainly on the high-tech sector, including software, imaging and telecoms. He has developed specific expertise in protecting innovations relating to quantum computing and artificial intelligence. He has also developed an expertise in protecting business methods and innovations in the aerospace industry.

Mr Abecassis is regularly called on to draft, file and prosecute patent applications. He also frequently prepares opinions for his clients on patentability, freedom to manufacture and the validity and infringement of patents. In addition, he counsels clients in the areas of patent portfolio management and IP due diligence. He particularly enjoys managing complex IP portfolios and is widely recognised for his strong business acumen.

Mr Abecassis is also an active speaker and writer. He is a member of the IP institute of Canada, the Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property Canada and the International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys. Mr Abecassis also sits on various boards.

Professional associations

  • IPIC

Firm details

Stock Exchange Tower PO Box 242 37th Floor
800 Victoria Square
Montreal QC H4Z 1E9

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