Our Firm

Our relationship with clients is measured in years, not matters.

Our eyes are on your legals,
so yours can be on business.

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.

Core Values

01.

Professionalism
& Integrity

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.

02.

Trust, Honesty
& Loyalty

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.

03.

Ingenuity
& Inventiveness

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 S. Dipchand

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Practice

  • Intellectual Property
  • Litigation
  • Corporate

Education & Admissions

  • 2004 – Law Society of Ontario Member
  • 2003 – New York State Bar Exam
  • 2003 – LLB, University of Western Ontario
  • 2000 – BSc (Hons.) Double Honours in Biochemistry and Genetics, University of Western Ontario

Experience

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 both in Canada and in other critical jurisdictions, she represents clients in litigation matters involving IP rights.

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

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Practice

  • Corporate Law
  • Tax Law
  • Franchise Law

Education & Admissions

  • 2010 – Law Society of Ontario Member
  • 2008 – JD with Corporate/Commercial Specialization, Bond University
  • 2006 – BA Political Science, University of Western Ontario

Experience

Greg’s practice is grounded on a strong corporate law foundation from which he has gained significant experience in franchise law. He advises his client corporations on in-depth contractual and transactional work, as well as taking care of his client’s corporate structuring and organizational needs as they grow and develop.

As well, Greg has developed a sophisticated niche practice in tax structuring for corporate and high net-worth private clients.

Greg is an active member of the Canadian Franchise Association (CFA) as well as a Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP). With this complementary professional background, Greg focuses on all issues related to franchising, including the preparation of franchise disclosure documents, franchise agreements, establishment of franchise systems, enforcement of franchise agreements, as well as shareholder agreements, the purchase and sale of businesses, and general corporate matters. He further advises on tax matters related to family enterprises and succession planning, insurance planning, wealth management and high net worth individuals.

Dan Pollack

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Practice

  • Intellectual Property
  • New Media
  • Entertainment
  • Litigation

Education & Admissions

  • 2008 – Law Society of Ontario Member
  • 2002 – California Bar
  • 2002 – JD, University of California, Hastings College of the Law
  • 1992 – BA (Hons.) History, McGill University

Experience

Dan’s practice is based on one primary objective: to help creators and start-ups share their work with the world. With 15+ years of experience at leading law firms in the United States and Canada, in his own private practice and through 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 protect and maximize the value of their work. Additionally, Dan has had extensive experience as legal counsel for the leading associations of professional image creators in Canada.

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.

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