Find Lawyers in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada for Intellectual Property Law
Practice Area Overview
Intellectual property law, however, has expanded in many ways to extend into ancillary and related areas such as licensing; mergers and acquisitions; related regulatory issues; advertising and marketing issues; packaging and labels; as well as new media and copyright. Enforcement and creation of intellectual property rights is also integral to the life-cycle management strategy for the development of a new product as well as the development and protection of the market for that product.
Further, a given product may involve more than one IP issue. For instance, a new product may involve a new technology, which may give rise to a patent; it may be sold under a trademark and may involve other related issues.
While each of these areas has a similar structure in the sense of first requiring a creation of right, and then enforcement, each of the sub-areas has their own unique characteristics and requirements. Consequently, there are many types of intellectual property lawyers.
I am excited to join a team that will leverage my experience and expertise in corporate and energy law, and recent legislative experience in the 42nd Parliament. My previous work as an engineer, patent agent and Member of Parliament, required that I consistently demonstrate a collaborative, rigorous approach to solving problems, building consensus and delivering on strategic direction. From November 2015 until October 2019 , I was the Member of Parliament for the Riding of St. John’s Ea...
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