Boutique Trademark Prosecution & IP Litigation Law Firm

Our Team

John Simpson

  • Lawyer, Registered Trademark Agent
  • Certified Specialist, Intellectual Property Law: Trademark/Copyright
  • LL.B, M.A., B.A. (hons)
  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar 2004
  John Simpson is the Principal and founder of Shift Law. John is an experienced and highly regarded Toronto trademark...
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Stephen Cooley

  • Lawyer (Trademarks, Copyright, IP Litigation)
  • J.D, B.A. (Hon)
Stephen is an intellectual property lawyer. At Shift Law, Stephen practices IP litigation, trademark prosecution (Canada and U.S.), trademark opposition,...
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Howard Winkler

  • Senior Advisor - Litigation
Howard is a senior advisor to Shift Law in litigation related matters. He is also the founder and principal of...
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Isabelle Gagné

  • Senior Trademark Agent
Isabelle is a registered trademark agent and paralegal with 20 years of experience in trademark prosecution and trademark portfolio management....
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Cathy Clyde

  • Office Manager and Billings Coordinator
Cathy is the office manager and billings coordinator at Shift Law. Prior to joining Shift Law, Cathy worked in prominent...
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Bushra Amir Ali

  • Articling Student
Bushra is an Articling Student at Shift Law. She graduated from Western University –Faculty of Law in 2022. At Western...
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