Andrew Bernstein's practice focuses on business law disputes, including intellectual property, commercial and public law matters. A significant portion of his practice involves patents, copyright, trademarks, trade secrets and domain names disputes arising in the life sciences, information technology, media and other industries. Andrew has substantial expertise in pharmaceutical patents cases. He also has expertise in advertising and regulatory law, both inside and outside the pharmaceutical industry.
Andrew maintains an active commercial litigation practice, including considerable experience in class actions, licensing, contract and tort actions. He also has substantial expertise in public law, having acted for both public and private sector clients in administrative hearings, judicial reviews and Charter matters. Andrew also frequently advises and defends traditional and new media clients on defamation and free expression issues.
Andrew is also an experienced appellate lawyer, and has appeared numerous times in Divisional Court, the Ontario and Federal Courts of Appeal, and the Supreme Court of Canada.