We have a proven track record in trademark and copyright litigation
At Shift Law, we aggressively and intelligently represent clients before all levels of Court, in settlement negotiations, before arbitrators and before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. We have a proven track record in IP litigation, including in trademark infringement, copyright infringement and breach of confidence cases.
We have particular experience and expertise in litigating summary judgment motions and summary trials and cases relating to:
trademarks, copyright and patents
trade secrets and confidential information
publicity rights, libel, defamation
trademark oppositions and trademark expungement proceedings
domain names and Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings
distribution and licensing agreements
copyright claims from the Business Software Alliance (BSA)
Some of our recent litigation success stories include:
Boaden Catering Ltd. v. Real Food for Real Kids Inc. — We obtained summary judgment dismissing numerous IP related claims against our client, including trademark and copyright infringement and defamation claims - and obtained an order against the plaintiff for all of our client's legal costs in a related costs endorsement, an exceptional remedy that is rarely awarded
Mold.ca Inc. v. Moldservices.ca — We obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client whose former principal had misappropriated the company's intellectual property including domain names
Brown v. Canada — We successfully responded to a motion for summary judgment against our client regarding the validity of a patent
We have a proven track record in IP litigation, including in trademark infringement, copyright infringement and breach of confidence cases.
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