Keltie Luft is Chair of Smart & Biggar/Fetherstonhaugh and her practice has been focussed on the domestic and international clearance, prosecution, portfolio management, acquisition and licensing of trademarks for over 30 years. Her superior range of depth and experience covers all aspects of the trademark procurement process, including: providing availability and infringement opinions; filing and prosecuting applications; handling trademark oppositions, cancellation and enforcement matters; managing portfolios; and drafting and reviewing licensing, co-existence, joint venture and settlement agreements.
In addition, Keltie’s practice includes issues relating to marketing and advertising, including packaging and labelling regulations and review, print and broadcasting advertising review, contest and point of sale promotions, coupon and premium promotions and trade, competitor and misleading advertising complaints.
Keltie has acted on behalf of clients based in Canada and internationally operating within a vast array of industries, including pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, food manufacturing and distribution, personal care, financial services, clothing, publishing, industrial manufacturing and construction. On top of her unparalleled expertise, Keltie's commitment to frequent communication and responsiveness makes her an invaluable asset to any intellectual property management team.
Keltie is an editor of IP Update — Canada, the firm's intellectual property law bulletin.