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Presented by the Trademark Interest Group
Elliott Gold will discuss the recent changes to Canadian trademark legislation, including Canada’s recent adherence to the Madrid Protocol, the Adoption of the Nice Classification system, recommended steps for U.S. trademark applicants, tips for IP due diligence investigations for Canadian transactions, Canadian and Global Brand Protection and border enforcement strategies.
Moderator: Carole Barrett
Elliott Gold is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP. His practice covers a range of intellectual property areas including trademark prosecution, opposition and litigation proceedings, as well as drafting and negotiating licensing, joint venture and other agreements relating to the exploitation and/or transfer of technology. Early in his career, Elliott was seconded to act as Trademark Counsel for an international technology company, helping to create and implement its trademark protection and enforcement strategy and build the structure of its trademark legal department. That experience has shaped the manner in which Elliott serves his clients, gaining immeasurable insight into the perspective of in-house counsel, the importance of understanding a client’s business objectives when giving IP advice, and a deep appreciation of in house counsel’s perspective and motivation. Elliott has been serving on the firm’s Executive Committee and has been tasked with forming and implementing the firm’s strategic plan.