Philip Lapin is recognized as one of Canada's leading trademark lawyers, and is the Chair of the firm's Trademark Practice Group. With more than 20 years of experience, Philip is responsible for managing and providing strategic advice concerning the trademark portfolios for many Canadian and multinational corporations.
Philip has handled the clearance, prosecution and registration of thousands of trademarks, and has particular expertise in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademarks Office.
In addition, Philip files, prosecutes and advises clients with respect to all aspects of Canadian industrial design law and practice.
Philip is the author of the "CANADA" section of the INTA Country Guides.
Philip was an adjunct professor at the University of Ottawa's engineering school for many years, teaching trademark law to non-lawyers. Philip is also a frequent speaker and author on a wide variety of trademark-related topics.
Philip was awarded the Marie F. Morency prize for obtaining the highest mark in Canada on the patent drafting examination.