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Carolyn L. Tate, Canadian lawyer, specializing in the field of Intellectual Property, Civil Litigation.


Tate, Carolyn L. was born on July 31, 1946 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.


University of British Columbia (Bachelor of Arts, honours, 1967). McGill University (Master of Arts, 1970). University College, London, England.

Queen's University (Bachelor of Laws, 1990).


Worked at Borden & Elliot (Toronto, ON) specializing in General Practice. Banking and Finance; Corporate and Commercial including Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, Arrangements and Reorganizations, Business Organizations and Competition and Marketing Law. International Business Law (including Canada-United States Free Trade Agreement matters).

Mining and Natural Resources. Environmental Law; Expropriate Law. Municipal Law; Labour and Employment Law including Pensions and Employee Benefits.

Personal Services including Family Law, Wills, Estates and Trusts. Real Estate Financing, Development and Leasing. Taxation (including Customs, Anti-dumping, Income and Federal and Provincial Sales Taxes).

Trial and Appellate Litigation before courts and administrative tribunals including Commercial, Criminal, Real Estate, Hospital and Medical Malpractice and Insurance Litigation (including Aviation, Casualty, Fire, Fidelity and Surety, General Liability, Motor Vehicle, Municipal, Professional Negligence, Errors and Omissions, Property and Personal Injury). Computer Technology, Intellectual Property, Biotechnology and Telecommunications. Admitted to the bar, 1992, Ontario.

Assistant Professor, English Literature, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, 1972-1976. Program Director, Continuing Studies, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, B.C., 1980-1987. Member: Canadian Bar Association.

Law Society of Upper Canada. History & Growth: The firm was founded in 1936 by Henry Borden, Q.C. and Beverley V. Elliot, Q.C., two distinguished members of the Ontario bar, whose service in the firm is recognized in its name. Today Borden & Elliot is one of the largest law firms in Canada.

There are over 200 lawyers practising in our offices in the Scotia Plaza in downtown Toronto and our York Region Office in Richmond Hill, Ontario.


Member: Canadian Bar Association. Law Society of Upper Canada.