Peter embodies PCK’s culture of combining sophisticated industry experience with professional excellence. In industry, Peter founded his own start up, worked as an investment banker, researcher and spent several years as General Counsel for a major publicly traded technology company, spearheading several major acquisitions. In law, Peter spent several years practicing with one of Canada’s most respected IP boutiques, practising the core skills of originating patent and trademark prosecution and working on a multimillion dollar freedom to operate clearance involving hundreds of patents.
Peter’s core practice focuses on corporate structure and finance for technology companies, rounded out with counseling in the areas of IP strategy and freedom to operate. Peter brings this rounded perspective to his practice, combining MBA, Law, patent and trademark agency qualifications with broad industry experience. Amongst his peers, Peter stands out with his ability to deeply appreciate a client’s underlying technology and IP needs, while managing the full range of corporate issues from incorporation to shareholders agreements and corporate finance.
Bachelor of Laws, University of Toronto
Master of Business Administration, University of Toronto
Master of Engineering, Mechanical, Carleton University
Bachelor of Engineering, Industrial, Royal Military College
Barrister and Solicitor, Law Society of Upper Canada
Professional Engineer, Professional Engineers of Ontario
ICLG, The International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents, 2016, 6th Edition, 2015: Canada Chapter – Co-author with Stephen Perry