Peter-Giddens

Peter Giddens


Partner Co-Chair, Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Lawyer

The Best There Is At

Peter counsels clients concerning the acquisition, clearance, management, protection, enforcement and licensing of intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on trade-mark, copyright and domain name issues.

How I Became An Expert

After articling with the firm’s Toronto office in 1997-98, Peter joined the Intellectual Property group as an associate lawyer in 1999 and has been a partner since 2006.

Expertise

A Partner with our Intellectual Property Group, Peter counsels on the acquisition, clearance, management, protection, enforcement and licensing of IP and is an expert on trade-mark, copyright and domain name issues. He negotiates trade-mark license / IP rights agreements and represents clients on trade-mark opposition, expungement and domain dispute proceedings. He advises on trade-mark infringement, passing off, the acquisition, disposition, use, maintenance of IP assets and re-branding.

  • Trademark Registration and Application
  • International Trademark Filings
  • Trademark Licensing Agreements
  • Trademark opposition and expungement proceedings

Education/Credentials:

Lawyer Ontario Bar

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Why Hire Me?

  • Recognized by Chambers Canada (2020) as a leading lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada (2020) as a leading lawyer in the area of Intellectual Property Law
  • Listed in 2019 Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars – The Guide to the World’s Leading IP Firms and Practitioners
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Chair of the Trademark Office Practices Committee (2018-2019)

 

Contact Me

Brookfield Place, 181 Bay Street, Suite 4400
Toronto, ON
M5J 2T3

(416) 307-4042

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