We are pleased to announce that Timothy Lowman and Kimberly McManus have been recognized in the 2023 edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World's Leading IP Strategists. IAM Strategy 300 is an annual listing that identifies individuals who offer top-tier services relating to the development and implementation of world-class IP value creation programs.

Timothy Lowman has more than 40 years of experience as counsel in a broad range of commercial and intellectual property litigation. He is a Certified Specialist in Civil Litigation by the Law Society of Ontario as well as a registered Canadian Trademark Agent, a Certified Arbitrator and a Certified Licensing Professional. Clients have stated, "[Tim] is always the best-prepared person in the room. Pragmatic and approachable, he knows the facts and presents extremely complex issues in a straightforward manner."

Kimberly McManus is a registered patent agent in Canada and the United States. With a PhD in chemistry, Kim provides specialized expertise to clients ranging from academic/research institutes and startups to pharmaceutical small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and larger blue chip companies. IAM has stated, "[Kim] represents numerous organisations that are leaders in their industry. She offers a variety of services that make a difference, including prosecuting patent applications, managing global portfolios and conducting due diligence."

Together, Tim and Kim lead the Intellectual Property Group at Aird & Berlis LLP and Aird & McBurney LP. Aird & Berlis is proud to be one of Canada's premier business law firms. Aird & McBurney LP is a leading Canadian intellectual property boutique firm with an internationally-renowned reputation. The firms work in union to secure Canadian and worldwide protection and provide IP rights enforcement.