Our relationship with clients is measured in years, not matters.
At Dipchand LLP, we are committed to building strong, long-lasting relationships with clients and their advisors looking for practical and strategic counsel to navigate their ventures through the ever-changing legal landscape.
Our value as trusted advisors is measured by the calibre of our legal advice, quality of service, and the stellar reputation that we have carefully cultivated and strive to maintain. If your business’ cornerstone is its intellectual capital, we are your legal partners.
Our lawyers’ reputation for professionalism and integrity is hard earned everyday, with every client, with every matter and in working with everyone on both sides of the table. That level of professionalism, coupled with our authenticity and character, reflects well on your business.
We believe trust is earned. As tenacious and steadfast legal partners, we give your business
trustworthy and unvarnished advice. Our clients’ loyalty is reflected in our long-term commitment to their growth and success, in which we are grateful to play a part.
We see clever solutions where others see only difficult problems. Our strategic approach leverages inventive solutions that transforms obstacles and challenges into opportunities. Those opportunities are then built upon sound legal strategies that support our clients’ business goals.
Elizabeth regularly advises corporations on in-depth intangible asset management including licensing, contract, and transactional work with particular emphasis on assisting SMEs achieve their long-term legal strategy to leverage their intellectual capital and assist in the overall growth and development of their company.
In her litigation practice, Elizabeth represents clients in matters before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court and Ontario Court of Appeal. With extensive experience in the management of complex litigation —pharma, SAS, wireless communications, mining—she represents clients in traditional IP litigation matters, as well as disputes relating to misleading advertising, grey-goods/anti-counterfeit, and commercial litigation. Clients regularly rely on her to coordinate their intellectual capital management and enforcement strategies in crucial jurisdictions around the world.
Elizabeth gained significant experience in the intellectual property litigation group of a major national firm and continued her practice at the nation`s top ranked litigation boutique before founding Dipchand LLP. Her practice focused on pharmaceutical and biotech patent litigation, drug & biologics regulatory law. In particular, Elizabeth has had extensive involvement with proceedings commenced pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.
Elizabeth regularly collaborates with external counsel and advisors to provide their clients’ with targeted advice or representation and a seamless client experience.
Gregory M. Prekupec
- Corporate Law
- Tax Law
- Franchise Law
Education & Admissions
Greg obtained his B.A. (Political Science) from the University of Western Ontario, his J.D. from Bond University and was called to the Ontario Bar in 2010. Greg received his accreditation as a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) and is a member of the Canadian Franchise Association.
As external general counsel to many of his clients, Greg serves as a lawyer and strategic advisor. Clients rely on him for the kind of unfiltered advice they might not otherwise get from their own inner workings.
In Greg’s transactional practice, he provides staple services to his clients, such as share and asset deals, mergers, acquisitions and amalgamations spanning a wide range of industries. The continuing management of his clients’ corporate health and welfare is the primary objective of his corporate practice.
Greg’s practice is rounded out by his extensive contractual experience that his clients rely on to protect and nurture the critical commercial relationships at the heart of their success.
As well, Greg has developed a sophisticated niche practice in tax structuring for corporate and high net-worth private clients.
When he’s not helping his clients prosper, you can find him on the golf course, club in hand.
- Intellectual Property
- New Media
Education & Admissions
- 2008 – Call to the Law Society of Ontario
- 2002 – State Bar of California
- 2002 – JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
- 1992 – BA (Hons.) History, McGill University
Dan’s practice is based on one primary objective: to help creators and start-ups share their work with the world. Through his 15+ years of experience at leading law firms in the United States and Canada and his own private practice, along with key in-house counsel roles in the media industry, including acting as General Counsel for an international image licensing agency and as Legal Counsel for the Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN), Dan has developed a deep understanding of the complex legal issues that confront creatives.
Dan often works with creators and creative agencies – photographers, filmmakers, musicians and writers – to
In his extensive private practice, Dan advises both emerging and established clients on a variety of issues, including copyright acquisition, enforcement and litigation strategy, contracts, licensing agreements, and releases. He also regularly advises his clients on legal issues relating to marketing, social media, litigation, privacy, and corporate law.
In addition to creatives, Dan also advises start-ups and emerging companies that rely heavily on intellectual capital. Our clients look to Dan for guidance on all facets of their ventures to establish a solid legal foundation upon which to grow.
Dan’s commitment to the creative community continues with his service on the legal committee for the Digital Media Licensing Association (DMLA) and as a frequent contributor to The Lawyer’s Daily on copyright and intellectual property issues. As well, Dan often speaks at events and seminars about important legal issues for photographers and other creators.
Laura is an intellectual property lawyer at Dipchand LLP who advises clients on various intellectual property matters in a range of different sectors.
Prior to joining Dipchand LLP, Laura articled at a boutique intellectual property law firm in Ottawa. During her articles, Laura gained experience in trademark, patent and copyright litigation, and IP licensing.
Laura received her Juris Doctor from the University of Western Ontario. While attending law school, Laura graduated with a specialization in Intellectual Property and Information Technology and participated in the 2018 Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot. She completed an internship with Senior Legal Counsel at the World Health Organisation which allowed her to gather crucial legal experience at the international level.
She also actively volunteered for Pro Bono Students Canada on multiple projects, where she conducted legal research for a UN Special Rapporteur on a pressing human rights issue, who acted in an advisory role to the United Nations Human Rights Counsel.
Prior to law school, Laura studied biology and pharmacogenomics. She completed a BSc with Honours from Queen’s University and an MSc at McGill University, where she worked with an interdisciplinary team on national projects centred on the implementation of novel genomic technology into clinical practice. She also conducted research at the crossroads of law, medicine and public policy at the Centre of Genomics and Policy.