Year of call: Quebec Bar, 2000
Elisabeth Patterson joined Dionne Schulze law firm in 2010. She advises mostly Aboriginal governments and organisations on a broad range of subjects, including Aboriginal, commercial and international law, as well as with respect to governance and the protection of intellectual property, traditional knowledge and personal information.
Elisabeth Patterson also assists clients by negotiating commercial agreements, such as joint venture and impact benefit agreements, as well as agreements governing the collection and use of data, intellectual property and indigenous knowledge.
Elisabeth Patterson is involved in legal education and legislative reform projects in Latin America and was involved in a case before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights.
She speaks and writes fluently in English and French and is proficient in Spanish.
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