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Experienced Intellectual Property Lawyers

Why Choose Us

Since 1996, we have been offering a full range of IP experience. Whether you are the owner of IP, looking to protect your IP, or the alleged infringer, we’ve represented them all.

We understand that registering your IP is only half the battle – to keep your IP assets working for you and your business, they must be protected and your rights enforced. That’s where we can help.

What We Do

By offering a full range of IP litigation experience – proceedings before various tribunals, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Federal Court, and the Federal Court of Appeal – we’ve been there, and done that. We’ve also acted with a view to early resolution in settlement negotiations. Some ways we’ve acted for our clients – whether a local business in Ontario, entities across Canada, and companies in North America and beyond include:

  • Issuing cease-and-desist letters for copyright and trademark infringement;
  • Expungement / Opposition proceedings before the Trademarks Opposition Board;
  • Handling trade-secret and domain name disputes;
  • Trademark infringement and passing off proceedings before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice;
  • Defending copyright & trademark rights before the Federal Court;
  • Defending against claims of copyright & trademark infringement before the Federal Court;
  • Appealing decisions of the Registrar of Trademarks in applications for judicial reviews;
  • Appealing copyright and trademark decisions of the Federal Court before the Federal Court of Appeal.

Our Service Values

We will work with you in protecting and enforcing your IP rights, so you can get back to doing what you do best – running your business. While tribunal and litigation proceedings can be considered stressful – we manage the file efficiently and cost-effectively, thoroughly research the law and your options – all while keeping your business interests a priority. We make sure you are engaged at every step of the way.

Competitive Rates

We offer “big-firm” services at a fraction of the cost. We can also offer payment plans on select matters. Likewise, we are upfront about estimated costs, and provide updates as the work and proceedings progress.

Transparent Advice

Lastly, we are not afraid to provide our clients with full and frank advice. We are not afraid to tell our clients our views on their prospects of success or settlement. We will likewise also provide alternatives on steps going forward to ensure your IP rights are protected, defended, and enforced. You can count on us to be transparent at every step of the way.