Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP

Intellectual Property Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Renowned for its representation of household multimedia, automotive, food and beverage and retail sector clients in complex trade mark and copyright mandates. Highly regarded for its experience acting for clients before the Copyright Board of Canada and the Trademarks Opposition Board. The team has acted for a number of well-known global brands with regard to the licensing, enforcement and protection of trade marks.

Work highlights Acted for Nike on the prosecution and protection of its Canadian trade mark portfolio.

Notable practitioners


Shane Hardy
is a recognised expert in the area of Canadian trade mark law, acting for a range of leading domestic and global brands on issues ranging from prosecution to litigation. "Of the lawyers I have worked with in the past he has really stood out," stated one client, adding: "He takes the time to understand our business and is more a business partner to us."