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Goodmans "Globally Elite" IP Team distinguished as Gold tier firm in the 2024 IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals Guide

The IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals continues to honour Goodmans IP team with Gold tier distinction in their 2024 Guide, and share praise from clients;

“The ‘globally elite’ Goodmans is the number one firm in Canada by far and the IP department has been leading patent litigation in Canada for over three decades. The team is outstanding at every level and is known for its first-class advocacy and track record for success. They are battle tested and have had recent success in diversifying the practice beyond generic patent litigation to other areas.”

Client quote IAM Patent 1000: World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2024 Guide

Additional congratulations are in order for the following lawyers who are named in the guide for their world-class patent expertise:


  • Andrew Brodkin: Praised by clients as “the most skilled IP litigator in Canada … an exceptional lawyer with unsurpassed oral advocacy and cross-examination skills”. Andrew is a partner and a member of the Executive Committee at Goodmans.  He also heads the Dispute Resolution Group, and focuses his practice on high stakes intellectual property litigation.

  • Jordan Scopa: Extoled by clients as “a towering intellect and well-respected practitioner, wise beyond his years of experience”, and, “a very effective litigation strategist”, Jordan is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Group at Goodmans and also focuses his practice on high stakes intellectual property litigation.

Together, Andrew and Jordan are described by clients as “intelligent, humble, out-of-the-box thinkers and elite at what they do”.

  • Harry Radomski: Acclaimed in the guide as “more decorated than any other IP practitioner”, Harry heads the Intellectual Property Group. He is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer, who regularly appears before all levels of court in Ontario and in the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada on a number of occasions to address the country’s leading patent, trademark and damages issues.

  • Ben Hackett: Recognized by clients as “well liked and respected in the legal community” and “whip smart, hardworking with extensive trial experience”, Ben is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Group at Goodmans and practices intellectual property litigation.

  • Jenene Roberts: Commended by clients as “one of the hardest-working and smartest patent litigators in the country”, Jenene practices in the area of intellectual property litigation. Jenene has significant experience and expertise in litigating cases in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Sandon Shogilev: Endorsed as “extremely effective in court and a solid partner to Harry and Andrew on several high-profile cases”, Sandon is a partner in the Dispute Resolution Group at Goodmans and has extensive experience litigating patent infringement actions and matters under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations.

IAM Patent 1000 considers Gold tier firms as those that attract the most positive comments from sources. The publication has identified them as the crème de la crème; their success hinges on reputations established over lengthy periods of time, something which enables them to secure the most high-profile, big-ticket instructions from the most demanding of clients.

About Goodmans IP Group

Goodmans is the “best patent litigation firm in Canada” (Chambers Canada) and “… the number one firm in Canada by far…simply put, there is Goodmans and then there is the rest” (IAM Patent 1000).  Industry leaders repeatedly turn to Goodmans when the need arises to assert their intellectual property rights, whether it be patents, trademarks or copyright or to defend against claims of patent, trademark or copyright infringement. Our Goodmans IP litigation bench is deep, with industry-recognized lawyers and leaders of the future working alongside several in-house PhD-level scientists. To learn more about the Goodmans IP Group, click here.

IAM Patent 1000

The Patent 1000 focuses exclusively on patent practice and has firmly established itself as the definitive 'go-to' resource for those seeking world-class legal patent expertise. To learn more, click here.


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