Shane Hardy is a partner whose extensive trademark practice has seen him act as counsel to a wide range of Canadian and international intellectual property (“IP”) rights holders and has allowed him to assist in the protection and enforcement of some of the world's most famous trademarks. A Registered Trademark Agent, Shane is recognized as a leading lawyer by the World Trademark Review (WTR1000): The World's Leading Trademark Professionals for his work in prosecution, contentious and transactional matters. WTR writes in their 2014 edition that Shane is “proactive and down to earth in his approach.” He “is considering the client’s business and brand strategically, which positions companies well for any future disputes or issues they may encounter.” Sources affirm that Shane is “a rising star of Canadian trademark law.” He is also recognized as a leading IP lawyer by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, was selected as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2014 and was named an “IP Star” by Managing IP in 2014 and 2015.
Shane’s litigation practice also involves the protection and enforcement of trademarks, copyrights, patents, sound marks and trade secrets; in addition, he is often called upon to assist with the purchase and sale of businesses that have brands as core assets.
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