Litigation and Enforcement

  • prosecuting and defending infringement actions (trademarks, copyright, domain names, confidential information, publicity rights, internet defamation, patents)
  • summary judgment and summary trial
  • demand letters
  • settlement agreements
  • trademark opposition and expungement proceedings
  • domain name UDRP proceedings
  • Business Software Alliance (BSA) claims


  • searching, clearing, filing and registering trademarks, business names and domain names
  • providing validity and registrability opinions
  • responding to objections from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • managing trademark and domain name portfolios

IP Audits / Due Diligence

Commercial Agreements

  • licensing and distribution agreements
  • development and supplier agreements
  • confidentiality agreements
  • advertising and marketing agreements
  • security agreements relating to intellectual property
  • assignment agreements relating to intellectual property
  • franchise agreements
  • Terms of Use agreements
  • contract review

Search and Clearance

  • trademarks, patents, copyright
  • publicity and privacy rights
  • film and television clearance review

Advertising and Marketing

  • compliance review
  • search and clearance of third party rights
  • comparative advertising advice
  • social media related issues
  • promotions and contests
  • advertising related agreements