Andrew Currier featured as Leading Lawyer and Consistently Recommended by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2024.

IAM Patent 1000 2023 Recommended Firm and Individuals: Stephen Perry, Andrew Currier

PCK awarded for patent work by Managing IP 2023

Andrew Currier featured as Leading Lawyer and Consistently Recommended by Canadian Legal Lexpert 2023. Also listed in Special Edition, Technology and Health Sciences.

IAM Patent 1000 2022 Recommended Firm and Individuals: Stephen Perry, Andrew Currier

Patent Prosecution, 2021, Other Notable Firm

Andrew Currier acknowledged for excellence by Canadian Legal Lexpert® 2021, 2022

Who’s Who Legal Canada 2021, 2022 Recommends David Johnson. “Peers commend David Johnson for his leading expertise in patent prosecution, portfolio management and technology transfers.”

Stephen Perry nominated as Who’s Who Legal Global Elite Thought Leader 2021, 2022

Stephen Perry and Andrew Currier nominated as Leading Patent Agents, WWL: Canada 2020.

Patent Prosecution, 2020, Other Notable Firm

Who's Who Legal Canada 2019 names Stephen Perry second of the four Most Highly Regarded Patent Agents after researching 45 agents. Also recognized is Andrew Currier, one of the top six Most Highly Regarded Patent Practitioners in a field of 63 candidates.

Andrew Currier selected for inclusion by Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2019

Who’s Who Legal recognized 63 practitioners including Andrew Currier, for their considerable expertise as patent litigators and skill in portfolio management and licensing matters in 2018.

“Andrew Currier at PCK Perry + Currier receives widespread plaudits from both peers and clients who consider him “extremely knowledgeable across multiple jurisdictions” and praise him as “highly strategic and effective” in his approach to patent work.”

Stephen Perry has been ranked No. 1 in the category, Most Highly Regarded Patent Agents by Who’s Who Legal, Canada, 2018.

Who’s Who Legal highlighted 45 impressive patent agents who are recognized for their outstanding work in patent drafting prosecution, portfolio management and disputes.

“Stephen Perry at PCK Perry + Currier Inc tops our rankings this year and is lauded by peers in Canada as a “remarkable” patent specialist. He commands over 30 years of expertise in the field, and focuses primarily on managing IP portfolios for technology firms.”

Stephen Perry and Andrew Currier are recognized by Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2019

Andrew Currier is recognized by Who’s Who Legal Canada - Patents

Coleen Morrison is recognized by Who’s Who Legal Canada - Trademarks and Who’s Who Legal Trademarks: Lawyers

Stephen Perry is included in the publication Who’s Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2019, Patent Agents chapter.

IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2018

A nimble IP boutique with a different way of doing business, Perry + Currier Inc gives clients exactly what they want – sharp, streamlined support on budget and on time. Its lawyers are constantly looking for better and more effective ways of doing things. Otto, the firm’s artificial intelligence robot, is one example of that. It takes care of bread-and-butter tasks such as delivering courtesy reminders for maintenance fees and requests for examination, so that costs are affordable and the human staff can focus their attention on dicey technical and legal issues. Co-author of Canadian Patent Law, the first text on the subject by a patent prosecutor in over three decades, Stephen Perry has the academic acuity to wrestle with the most complex theoretical problems. Fellow name partner Andrew Currier is a dazzling orator who keeps his cool in intense competitor-on-competitor battles. He can lay any type of infringement dispute to rest.

Source: IAM Magazine, 2018

Who’s Who Legal Thought Leaders, Patents 2018

“Stephen Perry of PCK is one of Canada’s leading authorities on international patent and design issues. He receives praise for his “vast knowledge of Canadian IP law” and his efficiency and ability to quickly analyse the situation and determine the best plan of action for the client.”

IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2017

Patent 1000 recommended individuals 2017Proficient prosecution shop Perry + Currier continues to make its mark on the Canadian IP landscape; its expert practitioners dispense sage advice, while cutting-edge automated systems ensure a smooth and efficient service. Attracting instructions from blue-chips such as BlackBerry, the firm is also trusted counsel for start-ups in the Toronto-Waterloo innovation corridor. The “superb” Stephen Perry knows how best to secure watertight telecommunications and electronics patents for domestic and foreign inventors; his counsel is informed by finely honed strategic instincts and nuanced technical know-how. Partner Andrew Currier has a broader practice which encompasses portfolio management, licensing agreements and litigation support. A former electrical engineer with General Motors and general counsel for a flat-panel display manufacturer, Currier has walked a mile in clients’ shoes and affords crucial insights into the business significance of intellectual property.

Source: IAM Magazine, 2017

Stephen Perry is recognized by Who’s Who Legal 2017 as an Expert in Patents.


WINNER: Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2017


TMX Scrabble Corporate Challenge - March 1, 2017

2017 scrabble team winners

At the 13th annual TMX Scrabble Corporate Challenge, PCK took home the Advisory Services Conference win with a total of 718 points. Teammate, James Cherry, was the highest-scorer at the event with an individual score of 249 points.

Funds raised at this event support Frontier College, a national literacy organization who recruits and trains volunteers to delivery literacy programs to children, youth and adults. Frontier College helps Canadians improve their literacy and increase their opportunities.

IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016

Andrew Currier, CEO, is a recognized leader in intellectual property, combining the industry, law and academic experience that he garnered before co-founding Perry + Currier Inc (PCK). Mr Currier’s industry experience includes being general counsel for a publicly traded flat-panel display company, IP counsel for a Silicon Valley start-up and an engineer in the automotive industry. In law, Mr Currier practiced for several years with three of Canada’s national firms. In academia, Mr Currier held a teaching appointment as adjunct professor at Western University in London, Ontario, teaching patent law from 2000 to 2007. Cited by the Supreme Court of Canada, he is also co-author (with Stephen Perry) of Canadian Patent Law (second edition, Butterworths, 2014), the first text on Canadian patent law written by practitioners in over 30 years.

Source: IAM Magazine, 2016

Patent 1000 2016 recommended individual

IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016

Stephen Perry, President, is viewed as one of Canada’s leading patent agents. He is co-author (with Andrew Currier) of Canadian Patent Law (Butterworths, 2012, second edition, 2014), the first text on the subject by patent prosecutors in over 30 years. Mr Perry started in the field of intellectual property in 1983 and qualified as a patent agent in 1985. His practice is focused on the development and management of international IP portfolios for Canadian technology companies of every size, covering a broad range of innovations in the fields of telecommunications, electronics, software, display technology, medical imaging and medical devices.

Source: IAM Magazine, 2016

Patent 1000 2016 recommended individual

Canada 2016, Patent Prosecution


IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016

Compact prosecution shop PCK continues to impress rivals and is enjoying growing recognition on the market, both in Canada and internationally. Its sophisticated IT systems allow for seamless, on-demand rights management. The shift to a paperless practice was spearheaded by co-founder Andrew Currier. He and Stephen Perry are renowned as leading authorities on Canadian patent law, having published the first comprehensive text on the area. Perry spends his time managing the patent portfolios of Canadian technology companies and serves on the Council of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.

Source: IAM Magazine, 2016


WINNER: Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2016

Finance Monthly 2016 Awards logo

WINNER: Finance Monthly M&A Awards 2015

Finance Monthly 2015

The World’s Leading Patent Professionals

Precision drafting is the calling card of Perry & Currier. In the wake of the US Supreme Court Alice decision, North American software and business method patent applications must be crafted with particular care – an art that this ensemble has perfected. As a result, financial and IT companies regard it as a prime address. Andrew Currier has a flair for helping developers to identify and capture innovations in the TMT space; while fellow founder Stephen Perry shines at international portfolio development. To complete the package, the team also offers litigation and corporate financing support: “It’s a high-quality group which has the right attitude to growing its practice, and it is truly gaining traction in the market.”

Source: IAM Magazine, 2015


WINNER: Patents Firm of the Year Canada


2015 IP Innovator Award: IP Prosecution

2015 IP Innovator Award IP Prosecution image

PCK wins the 10th Annual TMX Frontier College SCRABBLE® Corporate Challenge, 2014 and opens the TSX Market


Intellectual Asset Management (IAM)

The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners, Recommended Firm, 2014

iam-2014The volume of positive feedback that compact boutique Perry + Currier Inc attracts is out of all proportion to its physical size. One peer enthuses: “The one firm that stands out in my mind, more and more by the day, is Perry + Currier Inc. I think its name will be heard more and more in the next few years. I have infinite respect for the team there – not just the work they are doing, but also the way they run their practice. It is very 21st century and a great model for others.” In 2013 the firm dared to think bigger than ever, taking on several new professionals. Clients appreciate its business-centric approach: “It recognises that companies are under pressure and need predictable budgets.” Andrew Currier “is a bright, energetic lawyer. He has won many clients from rivals because of the quality of his work.” “At the forefront of Canadian patent law”, Stephen Perry “has peers defer to his prosecution abilities. He is a real leader and an excellent mentor to younger attorneys. He is unsurpassed; he is also excruciatingly organised”.


Winner - Intellectual Property: Patents, Ontario


Client Choice Awards Winner - 2013


Intellectual Asset Management Recommended Firm - 2013


Corporate INTL Global Awards Winner - 2012


Intellectual Asset Management Recommended Firm - 2012


Finance Monthly Law Awards Winner - 2011