DLA Piper

As of today, I am now a partner at DLA Piper (Canada) LLP to continue my intellectual property practice as part of Dimock Stratton’s combination with DLA Piper. Update your contact lists!

I can now be reached at:

  • email: alan.macek@dlapiper.com
  • phone: 416-862-3374
  • DLA Profile

See the news items on the combination:

  • DLA Piper (Canada) LLP and Dimock Stratton LLP announce combination:

    DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to announce it has reached an agreement to combine with renowned intellectual property law firm Dimock Stratton LLP (“Dimock Stratton”). Sixteen lawyers from Dimock Stratton will be joining the DLA Piper office in Toronto effective November 1, 2016.

    DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is a leading full-service law firm with six offices across Canada. It became part of the DLA Piper global network ­– which spans more than 30 countries ­– in April 2015. One of the world’s largest firms, DLA Piper is a widely recognized provider of a full range of commercial, intellectual property law, privacy, sourcing and technology law services for leading businesses worldwide. The combination with Dimock Stratton will significantly augment the firm’s ability to provide leading-edge commercial advice and representation to the growing number of Canadian businesses seeking to expand operations overseas as well as international companies entering the Canadian market.

  • DLP Piper (Canada) LLP and Dimock Stratton LLP Finalize Combination:

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP and Dimock Stratton LLP (“Dimock Stratton”) announced today that the firms have finalized their agreement to combine, further strengthening DLA Piper’s capabilities as a global leader in the fast-growing field of Intellectual Property and Technology (“IPT”).

The combination brings to DLA Piper’s Toronto office 16 of Dimock Stratton’s distinguished roster of lawyers, who have been involved in one out of every five patent trials in Canada in the last 25 years and have been counsel in the Supreme Court of Canada on leading cases in patent, trade-mark and copyright litigation. Their addition as an integral part of DLA Piper’s global IPT practice significantly enhances the firm’s ability to help clients across a wide range of sectors and industries achieve their evolving IPT objectives in an increasingly competitive and global environment.