Latest Post: June 27th, 2017

ECTA 36th Annual Conference, Budapest

Posted June 27th, 2017

Kenneth McKay will be in attendance at the ECTA 36th Annual Conference “TRADE MARKS: A BRIDGE BETWEEN TWO” in Budapest, June 28th to July 1st, 2017


Posted February 10th, 2017

Sim & McBurney | Sim Ashton & McKay LLP is proud to announce that Toni Polson Ashton and Kenneth D. McKay are recognized as one of the top trade-mark professionals in Canada by World Trademark Review.

World Trademark Review’s 2017 ranking of leading trade-mark professionals, done through its independent research of private and in-house trade-mark specialists in more than fifty key jurisdictions, noted two of the firm’s partners as follows:

“Sim & McBurney and Sim Ashton & McKay combine forces to provide the full suite of trademark services from their downtown Toronto base.  Well known as leader in all things non-contentious is Toni Polson Ashton, who has served on INTA’s board of directors and its executive committee and boasts exceptional client relations borne out of her highly organised prosecution practice.  Fellow name partner Kenneth McKay has the enforcement side locked down, with particular expertise in technology, transfers and licensing.”

Thanks to our amazing clients, Sim continues to be recognized as a leader in its fields of expertise.

FICPI ExCo and CET – Meeting – Hangzhou, China – March 26-30, 2017

Posted February 10th, 2017

Toni Polson Ashton will be attending the above meeting.  Inter alia, she will be presenting a paper for discussion on the topic of Country Names and reporting on the 36th Session of the World Intellectual Property (WIPO) Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs, and Geographical Indications held in Geneva from October 17-19, 2016.