Jonathan Burkinshaw

Partner

Toronto, 416.957.1623

Practice Group(s)

Trademarks
Copyright & Digital Media

Education

B.A. (Hons.), Trinity Western University, 2001
M.A., University of Toronto, 2002
J.D., University of Toronto, 2007

Qualifications

Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2008
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2009

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
International Trademark Association (INTA)

Jonathan Burkinshaw

B.A., M.A., J.D.

Jonathan Burkinshaw is a partner, lawyer and registered trademark agent at Bereskin & Parr LLP.

Jonathan’s practice focuses on all aspects of brand protection. His trademark practice includes providing opinions and advice on registrability, filing and prosecuting applications, and representing clients in opposition and expungement proceedings and trademark infringement matters, as well as domestic and international trademark portfolio management.

Jonathan is  a fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). He is also a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and chairs the Canadian subcommittee of INTA’s Famous & Well-known Marks Committee. Jonathan has recently been ranked by Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2016 for trademark filing and registration.

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Jonathan Burkinshaw

Jonathan Burkinshaw

B.A., M.A., J.D.

Partner
Toronto      Ph: 416.957.1623

Practice Group(s)
Trademarks
Copyright & Digital Media

Education
B.A. (Hons.), Trinity Western University, 2001
M.A., University of Toronto, 2002
J.D., University of Toronto, 2007

Qualifications

Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2008
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2009

Jonathan Burkinshaw is a partner, lawyer and registered trademark agent at Bereskin & Parr LLP.

Jonathan’s practice focuses on all aspects of brand protection. His trademark practice includes providing opinions and advice on registrability, filing and prosecuting applications, and representing clients in opposition and expungement proceedings and trademark infringement matters, as well as domestic and international trademark portfolio management.

Jonathan is  a fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC). He is also a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and chairs the Canadian subcommittee of INTA’s Famous & Well-known Marks Committee. Jonathan has recently been ranked by Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2016 for trademark filing and registration.

Articles

Event Attendance

INTA Leadership Meeting

International Trademark Association (INTA)
Hollywood, FL
November 15 - 18, 2016

Daniel R. Bereskin, Cynthia Rowden, Susan Keri, Scott MacKendrick, Jonathan Colombo, Mark Robbins, Janice Bereskin, Mina Chana and Jonathan Burkinshaw will be attending the INTA Leadership Meeting in Hollywood, FL.

Registrants of this invitation only event will have many opportunities to network with fellow volunteers at various receptions and to work with committees to further the Association's objectives and goals.

For more information on this meeting, please click here.

International Trademark Association (INTA)

138th Annual Meeting
Orlando, Florida
May 21 - 25, 2016

Dan Bereskin, Lloyd Sarginson, Cynthia Rowden, Susan Keri, Scott MacKendrick, Terry Edwards, Jonathan Colombo, Jennifer McKenzie, Victor Krichker, Adam Bobker, Janice Bereskin, Brigitte Chan, François Larose, Mina Chana, Sharyn Costin, Meghan Dillon and Jonathan Burkinshaw will be attending the 138th INTA Annual Meeting in Orlando.

Speaking Engagements:

Saturday, May 21 2016
2:15pm - 3:15pm
Scott MacKendrick will be speaking the course International Trademark Law and Practice as part of the North American Panel

Sunday, May 22 2016
12pm - 2pm
Daniel Bereskin will be co-chairing the table topic session Trademark Confusion and Heuristics

2pm - 3:15pm
Daniel Bereskin will be speaking at the mock mediation session called Mediation Live! A Real-Life Mediation Experience

Monday, May 23 2016
8am - 10am
François Larose will be chairing the table topic session Lost in Translation: The Impact of Language Laws on Trademarks

Tuesday, May 24 2016
8am - 10am
Cynthia Rowden will be moderating the session Should TM registrations ever be granted or enforced if there is no use?

International Trademark Association (INTA)

137th Annual Meeting
San Diego, CA
May 2 - 6, 2015

Dan Bereskin, Lloyd Sarginson, Cynthia Rowden, Robert Storey, Susan Keri, Scott MacKendrick, Terry Edwards, Jonathan Colombo, Mark Robbins, Jennifer McKenzie, Victor Krichker, Janice Bereskin, Brigitte Chan, François Larose, Sharyn Costin, Meghan Dillon, Jonathan Burkinshaw and Lindsey Robinson will be attending the 137th INTA Annual Meeting in San Diego.

On Saturday, May 2, Scott MacKendrick will be on the North American panel at 11:15am as part of the “Course on International Trademark Law and Practice”. The course is designed to provide a comparative analysis of trademark law and practice in countries around the world. He will also be a moderating the table topic “Madrid Protocol, Nice Agreement, Singapore Treaty and Use: Major Changes to Canada's Trademark Regime” on Sunday, May 3 at noon.

Janice Bereskin will be speaking on Sunday, May 3 between 2pm and 3:15pm with other INTA leaders as part of the informative and interactive session "CSU50 INTA Committee Selection, Membership and Involvement: Behind the Curtain". The session will discuss the diverse and valuable benefits associated with active involvement in INTA.

To learn more about INTA and for further information about the meeting, please click here.

INTA

Leadership Meeting 2014
Phoenix, AZ
November 11 - 15, 2014

Dan Bereskin, Cynthia Rowden, Susan Keri, Scott MacKendrick, Terry Edwards, Jonathan Colombo, Mark Robbins, Janice Bereskin, Francois Larose and Jonathan Burkinshaw will be attending the International Trademark Association’s (INTA) Leadership Meeting 2014.

Janice will be the co-chair for the Leadership Meeting, and the co-chair of the Presidential Task Force for INTA. She will be presenting to the Board of Directors on November 12th.

Scott will be speaking on “Teaching in the U.S. and Canada: Theories and Practicalities” on Friday, November 14th from 4:15 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. Speakers for this presentation will compare and contrast the U.S. and Canadian legal systems, their impact on teaching, and some of the practical aspects of being an adjunct professor.

The CLE credited event will cover a wide range of education sessions discussing advanced-level topics, including social media scams; misleading trademark use; privilege, privacy and data security; the effects of culture on trademarks; and improving partnerships between in-house and outside counsel.

INTA is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce.

International Trademark Association (INTA)

135th Annual Meeting
Dallas, TX
May 4 - 8, 2013

Dan Bereskin, Lloyd Sarginson, Cynthia Rowden, Robert Storey, Susan Keri, Scott MacKendrick, Terry Edwards, Jonathan Colombo, Mark Robbins, Jennifer McKenzie, Victor Krichker, Janice Bereskin, Brigitte Chan, François Larose, Mina ChanaSharyn Costin, Meghan Dillon, and Jonathan Burkinshaw are scheduled to attend.  

For more information go to: www.inta.org

Accolades

  • Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2016
  • Who's Who Legal Canada 2015
  • Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2015

Professional Memberships

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
International Trademark Association (INTA)

News

  • Bereskin & Parr Welcomes Two New Partners

Media Coverage

  • Jonathan Burkinshaw was quoted in the article “Canadian decision on sound marks paves way for future changes” which appeared in the Canada section of the March 30, 2012, online edition of World Trademark Review Daily.

Litigation Cases

Pandora’s Makeup Box Inc. ats Pandora Jewelry, LLC
Represented Pandora’s Makeup Box in an application by Pandora Jewelry appealing a decision by the Registrar of Trade-marks not to expunge the PANDORA’S trademark.
Counsel: Mark Robbins and Jonathan Burkinshaw
(2013), (T-492-13)
 

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