Mark Biernacki has helped clients for close to two decades with their intellectual property needs, focusing on litigation and trademark prosecution.
Mark’s litigation practice spans all areas of intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs, in a variety of subject matter. Clients appreciate his considerable experience in pharmaceutical patent litigation, including under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations. Both plaintiffs and defendants have been successfully represented by Mark before the Trademarks Opposition Board, Ontario Superior Court of Justice, Federal Court of Canada, and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has also successfully resolved many disputes through mediation and negotiation.
Mark’s trademark clients rely on his expertise in clearing, prosecuting and registering trademarks. Multi-national companies with portfolios of well-known trademarks often look to Mark for strategic advice and for development, implementation and execution of enforcement strategies. In addition, he has experience in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademarks Office.
Mark has worked with companies of all sizes, including multi-national corporations, universities and governmental agencies. In addition, he frequently works with associate firms abroad to procure and enforce intellectual property rights in Canada.