Audrey DeMarsico is a lawyer in our Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, and Indigenous Law groups.
Audrey DeMarsico is a lawyer in our Intellectual Property Law, Business Law, and Indigenous Law groups. She has a broad range of experience including corporate and commercial work, civil litigation, and regulatory advice. She also provides services in the areas of trade secret protection, trademark and copyright acquisitions, licensing, enforcement, and related litigation.
With a comprehensive understanding of intellectual property law, we help our clients navigate the intersection of innovation and legal compliance. This includes legal advice on drafting and reviewing technology transfer agreements and providing strategic counsel on intellectual property protection for novel inventions. We facilitate seamless communication between technical teams and legal stakeholders, ensuring that research and development projects are not only legally sound but also primed for successful commercialization. Our expertise in safeguarding intellectual property rights while fostering a culture of innovation is an asset in providing reliable legal support for all aspects of research and development endeavors.
With respect to business law, Audrey can help with every stage of a business life cycle including incorporation, transactions, governance, shareholders agreements, and commercial agreements. She has guided many not-for-profit corporations through the process of compliance with new legislation at the federal and provincial levels and has developed conflict of interest policies and protocols for boards of directors. She also provides independent advice to special committees when boards are navigating governance challenges such as potential conflicts of interest.
Audrey is also experienced in developing and enforcing laws and policies for Indigenous communities to implement self-government. She has particular expertise in developing and enforcing housing programs and policies as well as language laws and Indigenous language rights.