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MARIE-CLAUDE
Goulet

Title: lawyer Year of call: 1991

Expertise: insurance law  |  litigation  |  business law

A lawyer with 26 years’ experience, Marie-Claude Goulet practices primarily in litigation, especially insurance and intellectual property law, and is also a trademark agent.

She pleads complex litigation cases, helps develop strategic directions, and oversees the drafting of briefs for cases submitted to the Court of Appeal in several different fields of law. She also handles brand portfolios for a number of businesses, and is frequently consulted on intellectual property issues.

Her fields of specialization include:

  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Professionals and Consultants
  • Health and Social Services
  • Telecommunications and Technology

Assistant: Ginette Lavoie

Other titles

  • Trademark Agent

Expertise

  • Insurance law (directors and officers, builders’ risk insurance, professional liability insurance, disability insurance, cyber risk , statutory examinations, obligation to defend, fraudulent claims)
  • Litigation (insurance, remedies of all types, extraordinary remedies, civil liability)
  • Business law (intellectual property)

Education

  • LL.B., Université Laval (1990)

Professional experience

  • Cain Lamarre (Rimouski) (1997 to present)
  • Jean Desjardins Avocat (Rivière-du-Loup)
  • Vaillancourt Saint-Pierre (Quebec City)
  • Grondin Poudrier Bernier (Quebec City)

Lecturing, conferences, publications

  • Insert on copyright in the journal of the Quebec Chamber of Commerce
  • Published a number of Juriclips on intellectual property

Distinctions

  • Winner of various literary awards including the Salon du livre de Québec award