Massimo Orsini

Tel: 416-900-0882

Massimo Orsini

Tel: 416-900-0882

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Massimo Orsini is a business, technology, and intellectual property lawyer with wide industry experience in the areas of software, gaming, healthcare technology, and agricultural technology (agtech). Massimo routinely advises clients on matters pertaining to corporate and commercial law, intellectual property, licensing, and technology.

Massimo obtained his Juris Doctor and Bachelor of Civil Laws from McGill University, where he served as an executive editor for the McGill Journal of Law and Health, a leading peer-reviewed publication, and had the opportunity to clerk at the Provincial Court of British Columbia in Kelowna.

Prior to his legal education, Massimo obtained a Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) from Concordia University where he double-majored in philosophy and political science. While pursuing his bachelor’s degree at Concordia, Massimo obtained a scholarship to study at L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) as part of an exchange program, and obtained a certificate in post-harvest technologies at the University of California, Davis.

Prior to joining the firm, Massimo practiced at a full-service international firm where he advised multinational and domestic clients on a wide range of intellectual property and technology matters, primarily relating to data security and privacy, trademarks, copyright, patents, marketing, and advertising, and domain name disputes. He also has experience advising clients on inter-jurisdictional M&A matters and has acted on complex IP and commercial litigation, including in the areas of patent and inventorship disputes as well as anti-counterfeiting litigation.

When not practicing law, Massimo is likely researching a new way to brew coffee, working on a new Spotify playlist, or scouting out his next travel destination.


  • J.D., B.C.L., McGill University, Faculty of Law
  • B.A. (Hons.), Concordia University
  • University of California, Davis (Certificate, Postharvest Technologies)
  • L’Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) (Exchange)


  • Call to the British Columbia Bar, 2022
  • Call to the Ontario Bar, 2019


  • Fluency in English, French.
  • Competency in Spanish and Italian.

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