Regulatory, Advertising & Marketing
Copyright & Digital Media
B.A. (Hons.), York University, 1999
M.A. (English), University of Toronto, 2000
J.D., University of Toronto, 2003
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2004
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2006
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
International Trademark Association (INTA)
B.A., M.A. (English), J.D.
Sharyn Costin is a partner, lawyer and registered trademark agent with Bereskin & Parr LLP. Her practice focuses on all aspects of brand protection. She has expertise in domestic and international trademark portfolio management, brand clearance, trademark protection strategy, prosecution and enforcement, as well as digital media and domain name matters.
Sharyn works with international trademark portfolios for large Canadian companies, and the Canadian portfolios of some of the biggest trademark owners in the world. She counsels clients on copyright, domain name, and related Internet matters, and has successfully represented clients in Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), Dispute Resolution Policy (CDRP) and Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) domain name disputes.
Sharyn is a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Internet Committee as well as a member of the INTA Internet Legal Resources and Communications Subcommittee.