Tamara Céline Winegust

Associate

Toronto, 416.957.1651

Practice Group(s)

Trademarks
Copyright & Digital Media

Education

B.F.A., Ryerson University, 2009
J.D., University of Ottawa, 2013
J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2013

Qualifications

Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2014
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2016

Tamara Céline Winegust

B.F.A., J.D.

Tamara Céline Winegust is an associate at Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Copyright & Digital Media and Trademarks practice groups. Her practice focuses on trademarks, copyright & digital media, licensing, marketing and advertising law, in addition to litigation. 

Tamara graduated summa cum laude from American University Washington College of Law, ranking first in her class. While at American University Washington College of Law, Tamara earned multiple awards and scholarships, participated in various Moot Court competitions, and was highly involved in the intellectual property law community. At the University of Ottawa, Tamara gained valuable experience as a research assistant on various copyright issues to Professor Michael Geist, one of the most influential people on intellectual property in Canada and internationally.

Tamara is a frequent writer on various areas in her field, having contributed to the Washington College of Law Intellectual Property Blog, and written a paper on the intersection of cloud computing, content streaming, and copyright, which was published by the American University Intellectual Property Brief in 2012. 

Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Tamara was an articling student with the firm, and summered with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC. She was awarded the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Education Foundation Prize for achieving the highest mark overall in the 2015 Canadian Trade-mark Agent Qualifying Examination.

Accolades

>Intellectual Property Institute of Canada Education Foundation Prize

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Tamara Céline Winegust

Tamara Céline Winegust

B.F.A., J.D.

Associate
Toronto      Ph: 416.957.1651

Practice Group(s)
Trademarks
Copyright & Digital Media

Education
B.F.A., Ryerson University, 2009
J.D., University of Ottawa, 2013
J.D., American University Washington College of Law, 2013

Qualifications

Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2014
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2016

Tamara Céline Winegust is an associate at Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Copyright & Digital Media and Trademarks practice groups. Her practice focuses on trademarks, copyright & digital media, licensing, marketing and advertising law, in addition to litigation. 

Tamara graduated summa cum laude from American University Washington College of Law, ranking first in her class. While at American University Washington College of Law, Tamara earned multiple awards and scholarships, participated in various Moot Court competitions, and was highly involved in the intellectual property law community. At the University of Ottawa, Tamara gained valuable experience as a research assistant on various copyright issues to Professor Michael Geist, one of the most influential people on intellectual property in Canada and internationally.

Tamara is a frequent writer on various areas in her field, having contributed to the Washington College of Law Intellectual Property Blog, and written a paper on the intersection of cloud computing, content streaming, and copyright, which was published by the American University Intellectual Property Brief in 2012. 

Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Tamara was an articling student with the firm, and summered with the Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC. She was awarded the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Education Foundation Prize for achieving the highest mark overall in the 2015 Canadian Trade-mark Agent Qualifying Examination.

Articles

Federal Court Finds University’s Fair Dealing Guidelines Are Not So Fair. When is Fair Foul, and Foul Fair?
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
July 13, 2017
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Witness credibility and adducing reliable evidence in copyright infringement cases - an important reminder
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
July 7, 2017
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“The Internet has no Borders”: Worldwide Deindexing Injunction Upheld Against Google
Tamara Céline Winegust and Scott MacKendrick
June 28, 2017
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Canada’s 150th Birthday: Celebrating with Marks, Designs and Signs
Tamara Céline Winegust
June 27, 2017
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Supreme Court of Canada finds Facebook’s Forum Selection Clause is Unenforceable; Privacy Class Action Can Proceed in Canadian Court
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
June 23, 2017
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Draft Trademark Regulations Released by CIPO for Comment
June 19, 2017
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Trademarks Owners be Warned — Certain Services may Require Bricks-and-Mortar Location in Canada
Meghan Dillon and Tamara Céline Winegust
May 18, 2017
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Public Art Installations: Is Fearless Girl’s girl power trampling moral rights in Charging Bull? We say no.
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
April 19, 2017
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Yearbook 2017/2018 A global guide for practitioners
April 3, 2017
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A Quarter Million in Punitive Damages Upheld in Chanel Counterfeit Appeal
Mark Robbins and Tamara Céline Winegust
February 28, 2017
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Copyright - 2016 Year in Review
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust and Andrew Ngo
February 16, 2017
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Two years of Canada’s Counterfeit Border Protection Measures Regime
Tamara Céline Winegust
January 27, 2017
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Copyright Law Developments of 2015
April 25, 2016
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Compulsory No More? Licences Fixed by the Copyright Board after CBC v SODRAC
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
February 11, 2016
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Use of Another’s Registered Trademarks in Metatags Not Infringing … This Time
Mark Robbins and Tamara Céline Winegust
January 14, 2016
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Court Declares It “Patently Clear”: No Fair Dealing If Technological Circumvention Results in Illegal Access
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Tamara Céline Winegust
December 21, 2015
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CBSA Releases Update of D Memorandum on Copyright and Trademarks
Cynthia Rowden and Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
December 10, 2015
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Canada's Counterfeit Border Protection Measures - A Status Report
Cynthia Rowden and Tamara Céline Winegust
December 2, 2015
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“Can a misstatement in my trademark application come back to haunt my trademark registration?”
Scott MacKendrick and Mina Chana and Tamara Céline Winegust
December 2, 2015
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Supreme Court Update – Ephemeral Copies, Technological Neutrality and the Copyright Act
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust and Anastassia Trifonova
November 27, 2015
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Google Books Held “Fair Use” in the U.S. — But Would It Also Be “Fair Dealing” in Canada?
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Tamara Céline Winegust
October 27, 2015
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Possible Extension for Term of Protection for Copyright Owners
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Tamara Céline Winegust
October 15, 2015
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World Trademark Review Yearbook 2016/2017: A Global Guide for Practitioners, Canada
Cynthia Rowden and Susan Keri and Tamara Céline Winegust
October 6, 2015
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Is It Legal to Use Competitors’ Trademarks as Part of SEO Strategies? Canadian Court Finds Use of a Competitor’s Trademark as a Keyword Is Not Actionable
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
September 11, 2015
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Redskins, Eskimos, and Indians: The Canadian Approach to Disparaging Trademarks
Susan Keri and Noelle Engle-Hardy and Tamara Céline Winegust
August 27, 2015
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Nobody Can Link to This Article: Considering the Legal Issues Involved in the Pan Am Games Website’s Terms of Use Prohibition on Linking without Permission
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
July 13, 2015
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California Dreamin’: British Columbia Court of Appeal Enforces Facebook Forum Selection Clause, Requires Provincial Privacy Class Action to be Brought in California Court
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
July 7, 2015
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BC Court of Appeals Affirms Worldwide Injunction against Search Engine
Sharyn Costin and Tamara Céline Winegust
June 15, 2015
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Pharmaceutical Trademarks and Changes to Canadian Trademark Legislation
Susan Keri and Tamara Céline Winegust
May 11, 2015
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A century of protection for recorded music, and 1.5 centuries for musical and other audio performances
Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
May 8, 2015
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More Changes to Come for Canada’s Intellectual Property Laws
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
April 23, 2015
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Could Canada extend the copyright term for the music industry? We are talking to you performers and record labels...
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
April 22, 2015
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.sucks for Trademark Owners …
Sharyn Costin and Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
April 14, 2015
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The Importance of Registration
Brigitte Chan and Tamara Céline Winegust
March 11, 2015
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Tag, You’re It! … Or Not
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
March 10, 2015
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Pharmaceutical Trademark Guide 2015/2016 – A Global Guide
Susan Keri and Tamara Céline Winegust
February 24, 2015
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Scoutscanada.ca decision reminds CDRP complainants to “be prepared”
Tamara Céline Winegust
February 17, 2015
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Don’t Flip Your Lid — FLIP-TOP not distinctive of tobacco products
Tamara Céline Winegust
January 21, 2015
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A Problem on the Rise
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Tamara Céline Winegust
January 6, 2015
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Canada Takes the Battle on Counterfeits to its Borders
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
January 5, 2015
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The Customs Request for Assistance Regime for Counterfeit Goods May Be in Force in Early 2015
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
December 10, 2014
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Canada's Combating Counterfeit Products Legislation Nears Passage
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
October 2, 2014
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Proposed Changes to PIPEDA May Affect Balance between Intellectual Property Owners and Individual Privacy
Jennifer McKenzie and Tamara Céline Winegust
April 25, 2014
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Federal Court Balances Copyright Enforcement and Internet Privacy
Scott MacKendrick and Jerry Chen and Tamara Céline Winegust
February 28, 2014
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The Copyright Adventures of Robinson Curiosite
Jill Jarvis-Tonus and Catherine Lovrics and Tamara Céline Winegust
February 5, 2014
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Could use of a domain name be misleading advertising? In Europe, the answer is yes. Will Canada follow suit?
Tamara Céline Winegust and Catherine Lovrics
November 21, 2013
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CETA Summary Tabled in House of Commons
Scott MacKendrick and Tamara Céline Winegust
October 30, 2013
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Copyright Dispute to Continue - Supreme Court Denies Leave to Appeal in
C-Map USA Inc., et al. v. Nautical Data International, Inc. et al.

Adam Bobker and Tamara Céline Winegust
August 19, 2013
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Speaking Engagements

Tactical Consideration in Bringing Motions before the Federal Court

Ontario Bar Association
Toronto, ON
November 22, 2016

On November 22nd, Tamara Céline Winegust was the moderator for the IP Litigation panel “Tactical Consideration in Bringing Motions before the Federal Court” hosted by the Ontario Bar Association.

IP Career Panel

Intellectual Property Society at Osgoode
Toronto, ON
November 21, 2016

Join Joanna Ma and Tamara Winegust for a IP Career Panel on November 21.

This is a panel discussion hosted by the Intellectual Property Society at Osgoode Hall Law School where students can learn about IP law, and what a career in IP law may look like.

The session starts at 4:30 PM.

Becoming an Intellectual Property Professional: Basics of Intellectual Property

Ryerson University
Toronto, ON
September 15, 2016

Tamara Céline Winegust spoke with students of the Ryerson Law Practice Program as part of the session on “Becoming an Intellectual Property Professional: Basics of Intellectual Property” in her capacity as a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Young Practitioner’s committee.

Event Attendance

IPIC 90th Annual Meeting

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Québec City, QC
September 28 - 30, 2016

Micheline Gravelle, Stephen Beney, Jason Hynes and Tamara Céline Winegust will be attending the IPIC 90th Annual Meeting.

The 90th Annual Meeting will take place at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City.

For more information on this conference, please click here.

 

Ontario Bar Association

Holiday Social 2014
Toronto, ON
December 17, 2014

Bereskin & Parr is sponsoring the Ontario Bar Association (OBA) Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Holiday Social on December 17th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Jill Tonus, Jennifer McKenzie and Tamara Céline Winegust are attending the event.

For further information, please click here.

News

  • Tamara Céline Winegust Awarded the IPIC Education Foundation Prize
  • Report on Bill C-8, the Combating Counterfeit Products Act, Delivered to Senate
  • Bereskin & Parr Welcomes Four New Associates

Media Coverage

  • Tamara Céline Winegust quoted in Globe and Mail article “Trademark Jurisdiction Becomes Focus of Cleveland Indians Ontario Court Case”

Litigation Cases

Strathearn Consulting Inc. v Barbra Ann Kirshenblatt, John Doe and Jane Doe
Defending Barbara Ann Kirshenblatt in a matter relating to copyright in exterior design features on a recently renovated 1930s house that are claimed to be infringed by the exterior features of a newly constructed custom house.
Counsel: Adam Bobker and Tamara Céline Winegust
(2014), (T-1876-14)
 

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