Rob Fashler, FCIArb., is counsel in the firm’s Vancouver office, practising in the fields of intellectual property and technology law.
Rob has been practising law since 1980 and has been a Canadian trademark agent since 1984. Rob has deep experience with intangible property and technology. This includes the establishment and structuring of proprietary rights, the commercialization of intangible assets, the enforcement of rights, and dispute resolution, on a local, national and international basis.
Rob has significant experience in various industry sectors, including, e-business, software, computer equipment, beauty and cosmetics, automotive, aviation, mining, forestry, telecommunications, clean technology, education, government, food, finance, alcoholic beverages, life sciences, retailing and consumer products.
Rob has unique capabilities in arbitrating and mediating disputes involving IP and technology. He is an arbitrator and mediator with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, the World Intellectual Property Organization, the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre, Resolution Canada, and the National Arbitration Forum. Rob has served on numerous panels determing domain name disputes under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy ("UDRP") of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") and the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy ("CDRP") of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority ("CIRA").