International trade laws and intellectual property law are predominant within the practice of Ms. Dessureault. She acts as the director of the Intellectual Property and the International Business Law Departments.
Having developed a solid expertise after more nearly 30 years as strategic counsel at the international level, she represents Canadian businesses and organizations that wish to establish themselves abroad, as well as foreign businesses and organizations that wish to establish themselves in Canada. Micheline Dessureault possesses a strong expertise in legal structures, strategic partnerships and alliances, work-force mobility, distribution and representation agreements, as well as technology transfers and licensing.
She is also a trademark agent and counsels her clients in this domain, in both their Canadian and international trademark portfolios.
Her clientele consists of businesses providing both products and services, but also institutions and corporations for research enhancement and technological transfers. She acts as Private counsel for the Réseau conseil en technologie et en innovation (ADRIQ-RCTi). She has also been a diplomat for over 15 years, being the Honorary Vice-Consul of Mexico.