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FICPI // Focus-45

In this session Louis-Pierre Gravelle, our Focus-45 Moderator, discusses CFIUS with Ed Lebow of Haynes Boone.

Ed Lebow

Edward M. Lebow is Counsel at Haynes & Boone in Washington DC.

Ed Lebow heads the international trade practice in the Washington, DC office of Haynes and Boone, LLP.  Ed is a graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School and has been representing clients in international trade cases for more than 40 years. Prior to private practice, Ed served as an Assistant General Counsel of the U.S. International Trade Commission.  He has guided both foreign buyers and domestic sellers of companies with sensitive technologies through the inter-agency Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). Ed also deals with OFAC sanctions, export controls and antidumping and countervailing duty cases.  In addition, he has represented both U.S. and foreign clients before Congress. 

Ed’s experience covers a broad range of industries and regions. He has successfully represented clients in the chemicals, electronics, metals and other industries. Ed’s clients come from all corners of the globe, including the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Korea, China, Thailand, Singapore, India, Germany and Japan.  Ed speaks Japanese and has spent extensive time in Japan, where he has traveled more than 70 times.  Ed was formerly Co-chair and Senior Advisor to the Asia-Pacific Committee of the American Bar Association’s Section of International Law.  He is rated Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.

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Louis-Pierre Gravelle, FICPI webinar host

Louis-Pierre Gravelle is Partner at Bereskin & Parr in Canada and Vice President of FICPI's Practice Management Committee.

He specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and providing patentability, validity, infringement and right to manufacture opinions in the fields of electricity, telecommunications, mechanical and information technology. He is a registered patent agent in Canada and in the United States (1998).

Louis-Pierre is involved in due diligence matters and managing patent portfolios. He is also involved in strategic counselling for start-ups, small, medium and large-sized businesses.

A member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Louis-Pierre was called to the Québec Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). Louis-Pierre Gravelle is past-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and past co-president of the Joint Liaison Committee – Patents between the Patent office and IPIC. He is a Councillor for FICPI Canada.

He is listed in the IAM Patents 1000, and has been since 2012. Louis-Pierre is often called upon to speak on a variety of IP-related topics, at local and international conferences and events.