Steve Hundal

Senior Associate
Toronto: 416.865.7965
Fax 416.865.7380


JD, 2012
Osgoode Hall Law School
BEng (Software), 2002
McMaster University
BSc (Biochemistry), 1998
McMaster University

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2013


Steve’s practice focuses on intellectual property matters with an emphasis on the acquisition, enforcement and exploitation of patents, industrial designs, trademarks, and copyrights. Steve has experience drafting high-technology and mechanical patent specifications in a variety of technical fields, including the automotive and telecommunications fields. He has prosecuted both technology and pharmaceutical-based patent applications, and has further expertise conducting patentability and patent validity opinions, as well as patent and trademark infringement opinions. Steve has prepared non-disclosure agreements and assisted with drafting technology and trademark licensing contracts. He has also been involved in trademark opposition proceedings.

Steve is a registered patent and trademark agent in Canada.

Representative Work

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Amazon's Victory: it took more than "One Click"

Toronto Law Journal

The SCC 2012 Copyright Pentalogy

Co-author, Technology Contracting: Law, Precedents and Commentary, Chapter 10.6(e), (loose leaf), Carswell

Professional Involvement

Before joining Torys, Steve was an associate with a boutique intellectual property law firm in Toronto.

Prior to his legal career, Steve worked as an engineer with Redknee, Inc., garnering extensive international experience in the telecommunications vendor space, particularly in product operations management. Steve also supervised compliance with Service Level Agreements for some of Canada's leading e-Retailers as Senior Service Manager at Nurun, Inc., a global design and technology consultancy.


During law school, Steve volunteered at a legal aid clinic, taking calls and conducting intake questionnaires. Steve has also been involved in fund raising activities for the United Way, the Heart & Stroke Foundation, and Huntington’s disease.

Memberships and Affiliations

Steve is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG) and Toronto Lawyers Association (TLA).