Trade-mark Agency

The Trade-mark Agency Group at Sim & McBurney includes lawyers and trade-mark agents with extensive experience in providing a full range of trade-mark services.

Our strengths are evident on a number of fronts. Members of the Trade-mark Agency Group have published and contributed to many articles and books relating to trade-marks, marketing and licensing, and regularly speak on these subjects at seminars, workshops, and lectures in Canada and abroad. In addition, our members participate actively in various domestic and international intellectual property organizations.

At Work Around The World

We help our clients maintain trade-mark portfolios in Canada and internationally. Our wide range of trade-mark services includes:

  • trade-mark registrability searches
  • prosecution of trade-mark applications
  • summary cancellation proceedings
  • opposition proceedings
  • assignments
  • licensing
  • infringement and validity opinions
  • advice on packaging and labelling

Working closely with our network of international associates, we provide trade-mark services. Our experience includes obtaining trade-mark protection in Canada and around the globe, including the United States, Asia, Europe, South America and Australia/New Zealand. Our clients span the world and include multinationals and large and small corporations, as well as individuals.

“Part of the group” – The law firm of Sim Ashton & McKay LLP and the trade-mark and patent agency firm of Sim & McBurney offer our clients a broad range of intellectual property services including litigation, licensing and the preparation and filing of patent applications.

We are members of professional organizations dealing with trademark issues in North America and globally, including:

  • International Trademark Association
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Pharmaceutical Trade-marks Group
  • Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A and Canada) Inc.
  • The Institute of Trade-mark Agents
  • The Canadian Bar Association
  • European Community Trade-mark Association
  • Marques – The Association of European Brand Owners
  • Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)

The Trade-mark Agency Group