Ogilvy Renault LLP Launches Cleantech Law Practice: Announces Survey Results on Cleantech Investment



    TORONTO, Oct. 16 /CNW/ - Ogilvy Renault LLP is pleased to announce the
recent launch of its Cleantech law practice. The practice will host a
Cleantech in Canada seminar tomorrow morning, presented jointly with Deloitte.
At the event an expert panel of industry leaders will share their insights on
clean technology and investment opportunities in Canada.
    The results of a survey on the Cleantech investment climate in Canada,
commissioned by Ogilvy Renault and Deloitte, will also be announced at the
seminar. The research found that investors are active in the sector and see
strong growth potential in clean technology companies.
    "We're very proud to lead the way in Cleantech law in Canada" says Rick
Sutin, Ogilvy Renault Senior Partner and Co-Chair of Cleantech Practice.
"Right now, Cleantech companies are showing that green technology can be good
for business. There's tremendous potential in the sector and investors are
excited - and we share their optimism."
    Ogilvy Renault's Cleantech team works closely with clients as they
develop their businesses. Clients include private sector entrepreneurs and
developers, venture capital and private equity investors, and technology
developers. Cleantech areas in which we advise clients include air quality,
energy, water purification, environmental IT and many others. More information
about our Cleantech practice is available at
http://www.ogilvyrenault.com/en/PracticeAreas/PracticeAreasDetail.aspx?id=73
    Ogilvy Renault is also proud to sponsor The Cleantech Forum XIV at the
Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto on October 24-26, 2007. Andrew Taylor,
Co-Chair of the firm's Cleantech Practice, will be moderating a panel on
"Emissions Trading and other Regulation Driven Markets." For more information
visit www.cleantechnetwork.com

    About Ogilvy Renault

    Ogilvy Renault LLP is a full-service law firm with close to 450 lawyers,
patent and trade-mark agents practising in the areas of business, litigation,
intellectual property, and employment and labour. Ogilvy Renault has offices
in Montréal, Ottawa, Québec, Toronto, and London (England), and serves some of
the largest and most successful corporations in Canada and in more than 120
countries worldwide. The firm was awarded the Client Choice Award among all
Canadian law firms by International Law Office in 2006. Find out more at
ogilvyrenault.com




For further information:

For further information: To find out more about our Cleantech in Canada
seminar or to speak with one of our lawyers, please contact Peter Zvanitajs,
Senior Advisor - Media Relations, (416) 216-1871,
pzvanitajs@ogilvyrenault.com; Caroline Emond, Senior Advisor - Media
Relations, (514) 847-4723, cemond@ogilvyrenault.com

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