Blakes trademark lawyers and agents advise on all aspects of Canadian and foreign trademark programs and portfolio management, including the range of issues that arise when obtaining, enforcing and licensing trademarks in Canada and elsewhere.
Our group provides services relating to all aspects of trademark clearance, registration, maintenance, protection and exploitation. Our group also regularly prepares and prosecutes trademark applications, advises on licensing and related agreements, and addresses advertising, labelling, trade name and branding issues, including as may be affected by French language laws in Quebec.
Our IP litigators are skilled at representing clients in trademark investigations, enforcement proceedings and litigation, including trademark infringement and passing off claims, trademark counterfeiting and in oppositions, cancellations and appeals before the Trademarks Office and courts.
In the international arena, our lawyers maintain a close working relationship with a global network of trademark practitioners to facilitate our clients’ international registrations and protect and enforce their trademark rights worldwide.