Rob Fashler, FCIArb., is a Partner at Vanguard Intellectual Property LLP. He is a lawyer, trademark agent, arbitrator, and mediator. His legal practice focusses on the protection, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property, trade secrets, and a variety of technologies on a local, national and international basis.
For over 30 years, Rob has been helping businesses identify, acquire, manage, protect, commercialize and enforce their intangible assets worldwide. He 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, cannabis, retailing, and consumer products.
As an arbitrator and mediator, Rob has unsurpassed knowledge and experience in the fields of IP and technology. He is an arbitrator and mediator with 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 adjudicating 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").