Dr. Sean Zhang is completing a speaking tour to ShenZhen and Beijing and hosting booths at technology conferences there. He chaired the International Technology Transfer Network - IP Protection section of China's 13th Conference on International Exchange of Professionals, in ShenZen on April 18th. He also chaired the IP session of the Beijing conference (China's Intellectual Property Strategy in International Innovation Cooperation) on April 21st.
Mr. Zhang is a leading IP law practioner and also represents a number of major companies from China with respect to their expansion to Canada.
Dale & Lessmann LLP had the pleasure of hosting this month’s edition of the Austrian Business Club on April 16th, 2015. The event was organized in collaboration with the Austrian Chamber of Commerce. Sven Walker, Partner and head of D&L’s European Practice group focused on the following topics during his presentation:The top 10 legal issues every company should know about; CETA – the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU and its impacts on Austrian companies.
Guests included members of the Austrian and German business communities, as well as Ms. Hazel McCallion, former mayor of the City of Mississauga, Mr. Tibor Stelbaczky, Economic and Trade Counselor presenting the Consulate General of Hungary, and Mr. Bill Macheras, Canadian Trade Commissioner.
Ed Heakes has joined Dale & Lessmann LLP as a Partner and will lead our tax practice effective today. Ed has advised large and medium sized corporate clients in cross-border tax planning and mergers and acquisitions and also advises on estate planning and other tax matters. Ed’s expertise is widely recognized, including recognition in Best Lawyers in Canada, 2013-2015 – Tax. Ed was most recently a senior partner at a major Canadian law firm and looks forward to offering clients exceptional value at Dale & Lessmann LLP. Please click here to see more.
Jeffrey P. Hoffman, continues his dispute resolution practice as a Partner at Dale & Lessmann LLP beginning January 1, 2015. Jeffrey is well recognized for his work in franchise law. Most recently, he was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015. He has also been recognized in Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014, Lexpert (Most Frequently Recommended) 2014 and Best Lawyers in Canada - Toronto Franchise Lawyer of the Year - 2014.
Alyssa joins Dale & Lessmann LLP after practicing real estate law at a boutique commercial real estate firm in Toronto. Her experience includes the purchase and sale of commercial and residential properties, secured lending transactions and mortgage enforcement for financial institutions.