Dickinson Wright LLP, Canada's leading full-service business law firm, is pleased to announce that Yuri Chumak of Chumak & Company LLP has merged his practice with the firm's Toronto office. He joins Dickinson Wright LLP as a Partner.

Mr. Chumak focuses his practice in the area of intellectual property. He is involved in all aspects of the clearance, prosecution, and enforcement of intellectual property rights including patent, design, trademark and copyrights. He has extensive experience in complex trial and appellate advocacy, intellectual property applications and agreements, technology licensing, and privacy matters. He is also engaged in domain name, advertising and marketing, and trade secret matters.

Mr. Chumak is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Toronto Intellectual Property Group, and the Toronto Computer Lawyers Group. He is a registered Canadian and US Patent and Trademark Agent. Mr. Chumak received his B.Sc. in Computer Science and his LL.B. from Western University.