With one of the larger intellectual property groups in a top-tier business law firm in the country, we provide comprehensive depth and breadth in IP-related transactions, IP enforcement work (including FTO opinions) and the filing and prosecution of Canadian and U.S. and international patents and trademarks. We also offer a wide range of services related to other forms of IP, such as copyright, designs and confidential information.
Our Group includes a large number of Trade-Mark Agents and provides searching, clearance, filing, prosecution, opposition and related registration services supported by a wide range of trademark transactional services. Filing and prosecution services are offered in Canada, the United States and internationally by virtue of treaty provisions. We also enforce and litigate trademark rights in the courts and address Internet-related trademark issues.
Our Group includes a large number of Patent Agents and, where recognized in Ontario, includes three Certified Specialists in Patent Law. The patent team provides searching, clearance, filing, prosecution and related patent services supported by a wide range of patent transactional services. Filing and prosecution services are offered in Canada, the United States and internationally by virtue of treaty provisions. We also enforce and litigate patent rights in the courts.
The Intellectual Property Group provides practical advice to conclude complex cross-border IP transactions in an efficient manner. We seek to maximize the value of our clients’ intellectual property portfolios while providing timely, solutions-oriented advice to help our global clients manage the minefield of IP risks faced when entering the Canadian market. Offering world-wide scope and interdisciplinary capabilities, we also work closely with our experienced litigators to efficiently and creatively safeguard our clients’ businesses when disputes arise over the alleged misuse or misappropriation of intellectual property.