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:
Collett v. Northland Art Company Canada Inc. (where we obtained a large damages award for our client by way of summary judgment for copyright infringement and moral rights infringement)
Boaden Catering Ltd. v. Real Food for Real Kids Inc. (where 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)
Arkipelago Architecture Inc. v. Enghouse Systems Limited (where we successfully defended a counsels eyes only protective order in the Federal Court of Appeal in a copyright infringement case involving computer software)
Mold.ca Inc. v. Moldservices.ca (where we obtained summary judgment on behalf of our client whose former principal had misappropriated the company's intellectual property)
Brown v. Canada (where we successfully responded to a motion for summary judgment against our client regarding the validity of a patent)
Shift Law v. Jefferies Group, Inc. (where we successfully invalidated a registered trademark blocking a client's application to register its trademark)
We have a proven track record in IP litigation, including in trademark infringement, copyright infringement and breach of confidence cases.
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