Abraham Drassinower is Counsel to Torys, providing advice on copyright and trademark matters, litigation support with a focus on patent litigation, and licensing and privacy matters. He is a tenured professor of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, where he teaches intellectual property law.
Abraham has lectured on and taught a range of subjects at the university level in intellectual property, copyright, trademarks, patents, real property, political theory and philosophy. He also serves on several faculty committees.
Before his career in academia, Abraham clerked for Mr. Justice John Major at the Supreme Court of Canada. He summered at Torys in 1997, and in 2005–2006, he spent a year at the firm as an associate in the Intellectual Property and Litigation departments.