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Alain M. Leclerc, Partner | Trademark Agent | Patent Agent

Alain M. Leclerc

Partner | Trademark Agent | Patent Agent Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1991 | Ontario, 1992
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Alain M. Leclerc is a patent and trademark agent and intellectual property lawyer. He advises, guides and represents clients in connection with intellectual property asset protection, with particular emphasis on drafting and obtaining patents.

Alain develops winning strategies for protecting and enhancing the value of intellectual property. He is able to propose proactive and practical solutions based on thirty years of experience.

He has written numerous authoritative works on intellectual property and is a frequent lecturer.

Alain is very involved in national and international intellectual property institutions and associations. He is the past president of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the largest Canadian association of intellectual property practitioners. He is also the past president of FICPI Canada, a worldwide association of private practice IP agents and attorneys.


  • Recognized in the area of Intellectual Property by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Lexpert 2020 to 2022
  • Recognized by IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals, IAM Patent 1000 2021 to 2022
  • Recognized as Recommended in Patent , Who's Who Legal 2021 to 2022
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Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • JD (with Great Distinction) University of Ottawa
  • LL.L. University of Ottawa
  • BASc, Chemical Engineering University of Ottawa

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Quebec Bar
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association 
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • President (2019-2020), Vice-president (2017-2018), Member, Board of Directors (2009-2011), Member, Patent Agent Examination Standards Committee (2005-2022) and Member, Patent Agent Examination Board (1999-2002) of Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) 
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Member, American Bar Association - Intellectual Property (ABA)
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Member, International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Member of the Board of Directors and President between 2012-2015, International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Vice President, FICPI Professional Excellence Commission - 2009-2019
  • Member, The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)




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