Areas of practice
Associate and trademark agent
Éric Lavallée is a lawyer and trademark agent in the Business law group and on the Intellectual property team. He focuses his practice on patents and trademarks as well as in commercial and corporate law, including business start-ups.
Prior to beginning his law career, Mr. Lavallée pursued graduate studies in physics and electrical engineering. He was also R&D director and vice-president, R&D, of a nanotechnology research and development firm. In addition to his management and research duties, he was also responsible for managing the company’s patents. As a nanotechnology researcher, he wrote fifteen scientific papers and presented his work at international conferences.
In 1997, Mr. Lavallée received the Médaille du Mérite des Gouverneurs of Université de Sherbrooke’s faculty of Law. In 2008, he received the Prix Carswell and, in 2009, the Prix du doyen of Université de Sherbrooke’s faculty of law and the Prix du Barreau du Québec. Mr. Lavallée joined Lavery in 2014.
He regularly contributes to the Lavery Legal Lab on Artificial Intelligence (L3AI).
Publications and lectures
- Co-author, Séquestre intérimaire et séquestre de la partie XI de la Loi sur la faillite et l'insolvabilité (Fascicle 9), JurisClasseur Québec - Collection Droit des Affaires, Faillite, Insolvabilité et Restructuration, Montréal, LexisNexis Canada, 2010
- LL.B., Université de Sherbrooke, 2009
- Ph.D. in electrical engineering, Université de Sherbrooke, 2000
- M.Sc. in physics, Université de Sherbrooke, 1996
- B.Sc. in physics, Université de Sherbrooke, 1994
- Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2010
Publications by Eric Lavallée
- Eric Lavallée