Trademarks

Trademarks constitute an important and valuable component of the assets of many businesses and companies.

Bereskin & Parr’s Trademarks practice group offers unparalleled experience in all aspects of trademark acquisition, registration and enforcement, which ensure that our clients’ trademarks are managed and protected effectively and efficiently.

Our clients range from local businesses and Canadian companies with international trademark portfolios, to major multinational companies in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, computers, cosmetics, retailers, hotels and alcoholic beverages.

We are experienced in advising our clients on creating and managing worldwide trademark portfolios, trademark disputes,   managing domain name registrations and dispute resolution, and coordinating our clients’ Canadian needs with an international strategy – a competitive advantage when working on behalf of clients whose markets span the globe.

As one of the largest and most experienced groups in Canada, the team’s track record of creative, practical and cost-effective advice is reflected in our national and international reputation.

Our Services

The following is a list of services that members of our Trademarks practice group provide:

  • Strategic advice on managing national and international trademark portfolios
  • Trademark infringement and counterfeiting litigation and settlement
  • Searching, clearing, filing and registering trademarks and domain names
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Negotiating and litigating trademark, trade name, trade dress, unfair competition and comparative advertising disputes
  • Providing transaction advice and due diligence in the evaluation and management of intellectual property in acquisitions, mergers, financings and bankruptcies
  • Negotiating and drafting licenses and franchise agreements
  • Advising on and conducting domain name disputes before the courts, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and other administrative tribunals
  • Advising on other trademark, confidentiality and unfair competition issues that arise in cyberspace and e-commerce such as linking, framing, metatagging and cyberstuffing
  • Advising on rights of personality and privacy
  • Our clients receive a free trademark watching service for potentially conflicting, recently published marks in Canada

All Practice Group members

Elizabeth, Afolabi Liz Afolabi
B.A. (Hons.), J.D., LL.B.
Associate
519.783.3217
Waterloo Region
Stephen, Beney Stephen M. Beney
B.Sc. (Physics)
Partner
905.817.6102
Mississauga
Janice, Bereskin Janice M. Bereskin
B.A.
Partner
416.957.1601
Toronto
Daniel R., Bereskin, Q.C. Dan Bereskin, Q.C.
B.Sc. (Eng. Phys.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1673
Toronto
Jonathan, Burkinshaw Jonathan Burkinshaw
B.A., M.A., J.D.
Partner
416.957.1623
Toronto
Donald M., Cameron Don Cameron
B.A.Sc. (Eng. Sci.), M.A.Sc. (Aerospace), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1171
Toronto
Brigitte, Chan Brigitte Chan
LL.L., LL.B.
Partner
514.871.2920
Montréal
Wynnie, Chan Wynnie M. Chan
B.Comm., J.D.
Associate
416.957.1662
Toronto
Mina, Chana Mina Chana
B.Sc. (Psych.), LL.B.
Partner
905.817.6106
Mississauga
Jonathan, Colombo Jonathan Colombo
B.A., M.A., LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1613
Toronto
Sharyn, Costin Sharyn Costin
B.A., M.A. (English), J.D.
Partner
416.957.1626
Toronto
Meghan, Dillon Meghan Dillon
B.Sc. (Psych.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1160
Toronto
Terry, Edwards Terry Edwards
B.B.A.
Partner
416.957.1614
Toronto
Noelle, Engle-Hardy Noelle Engle-Hardy
B.Sc. (Biomed. Sci.), J.D., LL.M.
Associate
416.957.1176
Toronto
H. Samuel, Frost Sam Frost
B.A. (Eng. Sci.), M.Sc. (Nucl. Eng.)
Partner
905.817.6100
Mississauga
Matthew, Graff Matthew Graff
B.A.Sc. (Matl. Eng.), LL.B.
Partner
905.817.6107
Mississauga
Jill, Jarvis-Tonus Jill Jarvis-Tonus
B.F.A., LL.B.
Counsel
416.957.1618
Toronto
Susan, Keri Susan J. Keri
B.A., LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1165
Toronto
Victor, Krichker Victor Krichker
B.Sc. (Civil Eng.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1699
Toronto
François, Larose François Larose
B.A.A., LL.L., LL.M.
Partner
514.871.2109
Montréal
Catherine, Lovrics Catherine Lovrics
B.A., LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1163
Toronto
Laura, MacDonald Laura MacDonald
BHSc., J.D.
Student-at-Law
416.957.1166
Toronto
R. Scott, MacKendrick Scott MacKendrick
B.A.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1675
Toronto
Jennifer, McKenzie Jennifer McKenzie
B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1628
Toronto
Philip, Mendes da Costa Philip C. Mendes da Costa
B.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1695
Toronto
Mark, Robbins Mark L. Robbins
B.A., LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1605
Toronto
Cynthia, Rowden Cynthia Rowden
B.A., LL.B.
Partner
416.957.1617
Toronto
C. Lloyd, Sarginson Lloyd Sarginson
B.Sc. (Chem. Eng.), LL.B.
Retired Partner
416.957.1693
Toronto
Jane, Sarjeant Jane Sarjeant
Associate
416.957.1602
Toronto
Amrita V., Singh Amrita V. Singh
B.H.Sc. (Biology), J.D.
Associate
416.957.1167
Toronto
Timothy, Sinnott Tim Sinnott
B.S. (Physics), M.Sc. (Physics), LL.B.
Partner
519.783.3212
Waterloo Region
Robert, Storey Robert B. Storey
B.A.Sc., (Metallurgy and Matl. Sci.), LL.B.
Partner
514.871.2930
Montréal
Tamara Céline, Winegust Tamara Céline Winegust
B.F.A., J.D.
Associate
416.957.1651
Toronto
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Trademarks

Trademarks constitute an important and valuable component of the assets of many businesses and companies.

Bereskin & Parr’s Trademarks practice group offers unparalleled experience in all aspects of trademark acquisition, registration and enforcement, which ensure that our clients’ trademarks are managed and protected effectively and efficiently.

Our clients range from local businesses and Canadian companies with international trademark portfolios, to major multinational companies in a variety of industries, including pharmaceuticals, computers, cosmetics, retailers, hotels and alcoholic beverages.

We are experienced in advising our clients on creating and managing worldwide trademark portfolios, trademark disputes,   managing domain name registrations and dispute resolution, and coordinating our clients’ Canadian needs with an international strategy – a competitive advantage when working on behalf of clients whose markets span the globe.

As one of the largest and most experienced groups in Canada, the team’s track record of creative, practical and cost-effective advice is reflected in our national and international reputation.

Our Services

The following is a list of services that members of our Trademarks practice group provide:

  • Strategic advice on managing national and international trademark portfolios
  • Trademark infringement and counterfeiting litigation and settlement
  • Searching, clearing, filing and registering trademarks and domain names
  • Opposition and cancellation proceedings
  • Negotiating and litigating trademark, trade name, trade dress, unfair competition and comparative advertising disputes
  • Providing transaction advice and due diligence in the evaluation and management of intellectual property in acquisitions, mergers, financings and bankruptcies
  • Negotiating and drafting licenses and franchise agreements
  • Advising on and conducting domain name disputes before the courts, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), and other administrative tribunals
  • Advising on other trademark, confidentiality and unfair competition issues that arise in cyberspace and e-commerce such as linking, framing, metatagging and cyberstuffing
  • Advising on rights of personality and privacy
  • Our clients receive a free trademark watching service for potentially conflicting, recently published marks in Canada

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