Ren is a commercial litigator. His practice spans complex business disputes involving intellectual property, defamation, new technologies and more.
He has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court, Divisional Court, Court of Appeal for Ontario, and Federal Court, as well as coroner's inquests, international arbitrations, and administrative tribunals.
Ren’s clients include established companies, new businesses, governmental organizations, and individuals. Prior to joining Paliare Roland LLP, Ren was an associate at Lenczner Slaght and clerked for the judges of the Ontario Court of Appeal.
He has published academic and popular articles on intellectual property, file sharing and electronic voting. He spent several years representing a non-governmental organization at the World Intellectual Property Organization – a specialized agency of the United Nations based in Geneva – and at various technology standards organizations around the globe. Ren served as a Google Policy Fellow while completing graduate work on competition law, technology standards and intellectual property.
- The Advocates' Society
- Canadian Bar Association
- Ontario Bar Association
- Pro Bono Law Ontario
- Advisory Board Member, Electronic Frontier Foundation