Boutique Trademark Prosecution & IP Litigation Law Firm
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We are experts in


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We are experts in





We take your IP issues personally.

Shift Law is a leading Canadian intellectual property (IP) law firm. Since 2011, we have combined our expertise in trademark and copyright law and IP litigation with a fierce commitment to providing great service and doing great work within your budget. We believe in treating your IP issues like they’re our own.

By practicing exclusively in the area of IP law, we stick to what we do best, which includes representing clients in trademark and copyright disputes, advising and assisting clients in trademark clearance and trademark registration, and drafting and negotiating IP agreements.

Our lawyers and trademark agents practice before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO), and before all levels of court in Canada.

We have served diverse clients, from individuals to multi-national corporations across various industries.

If you have an IP issue and you are looking for legal assistance, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.

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Recent Work.

We acted for the successful appellant in this appeal from an interlocutory injunction order in a trademark infringement and passing off action in the Ontario Superior Court. The three Divisional Court..


We successfully defended a motion for an interlocutory injunction in a copyright infringement case in the Federal Court...


Latest Blogs.

CIPO Trademark Fees To Increase

Trademark Fees increasing as of January 1, 2024 If you’ve been considering whether to proceed with filing new applications for trademarks, renewing an existing registration, or reviewing your trademark portfolio, it might be a good idea to act sooner rather.
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Procedural express lanes in IP litigation

Intellectual property infringement actions in the Federal Court of Canada (where most copyright and trademark litigation takes place) and Ontario courts can take years to resolve. Fortunately, these courts offer multiple options for adjudicating a dispute without the need for.
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Free Download

A Practical Guide to Intellectual Property for Canadian Business Owners

With this guide you will learn:

  • How to choose the right business and products names
  • How to protect a trademark
  • IP advice for hiring new employees, contractors, or consultants
  • How to monetize your IP


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60 St. Clair Ave. East, Suite 300
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1N5