Canada: 4 BLG Advisors Named IP Stars In 2014 Managing IP Handbook – Trade-Mark & Copyright
Last Updated: May 21 2014

Toronto (May 14, 2014) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG), announced today that 4 of its practitioners were recently listed as "IP Stars" in the 2014 edition of the Managing Intellectual Property Handbook -  Trade-mark and Copyright (IP). The results are based on extensive research conducted among IP practitioners worldwide over the past six months.

"We are pleased to be recognized for our work in promoting and protecting the intellectual assets of our clients" said Sean Weir, BLG's national managing partner and CEO. "Our IP professionals have a broad range of specialized competencies to provide end-to-end advice on all IP related matters. In addition, the team's knowledge of both local and global legislation ensures that we can counsel our clients on multi-jurisdictional IP issues, helping to craft successful IP strategies that manage and protect their strategic assets globally and domestically.

BLG practitioners recognized by the 2014 Managing IP Handbook (Trade-mark & Copyright) are as follows: 

Neil Henderson

  • Copyright contentious
  • Trade-mark
  • Trade-mark prosecution
  • Trade-mark strategy and counselling

LuAnne Morrow

  • Copyright non-contentious
  • Trade-mark
  • Trade-mark enforcement and litigation
  • Trade-mark licensing
  • Trade-mark prosecution
  • Trade-mark strategy and counselling

Justine Wiebe

  • Trade-mark
  • Trade-mark enforcement and litigation
  • Trade-mark licensing
  • Trade-mark prosecution
  • Trade-mark strategy and counselling

Gordon Zimmerman

  • Patent
  • Trade-mark

The BLG Intellectual Property Group has expertise in sophisticated IP-based transactions, formulating patent strategies, assisting with trade-mark selection and clearance, drafting license agreements, enforcing IP rights, or defending against allegations of IP infringement.

Many of the professionals in the group hold advanced scientific, engineering and graduate degrees in the fields of biotechnology, chemistry, physics, electronics, electrical engineering, engineering physics, as well as PhDs in the respective fields of analytical chemistry, applied chemistry, genetics, nutrition & metabolism, plant biogenetics, oncology and telecommunications. BLG ranks as a leading firm in Canada by numbers, in Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) filings, and in filing trade-mark applications.

For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact: 

Eusis Dougan-McKenzie
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

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