IP Litigation
IP Litigation
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When considering intellectual property (IP) litigation, you need experienced and trusted counsel at your side. To help you navigate your dispute and secure a result that achieves your objectives, Field Law has a team with broad experience in IP litigation matters before both Provincial and Federal Courts and in arbitrations and mediations.

The lawyers in our IP litigation group can help you across a range of areas including:

  • IP litigation strategy and planning before the suit commences and throughout
  • Representative discoveries
  • Obtaining pre-trial injunctions and orders including:
    • Norwich orders (to get evidence from non-parties about the identity of alleged infringers)
    • Anton Piller orders (to provide the right to search premises and seize evidence in advance of suit)
    • Mareva injunctions (for the preservation or “freezing” of assets in the course of an IP dispute)
    • Preliminary injunctions to restrain or prevent infringing conduct
  • Trademark opposition proceedings before the Trademarks Opposition Board (TMOB)
  • Appeals of US trademark issuances before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
  • Protesting (Canadian) Patent applications, claims re-examination requests;
  • Proceedings before the (US) Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB)including:
    • IPRs (Inter-parties post-grant reviews)
    • Derivation proceedings
    • Appeals and re-examination proceedings

Contact any one of our IP litigation group including Neil Kathol at nkathol@fieldlaw.com or 403-260-8564 or Laura MacFarlane at lmacfarlane@fieldlaw.com or 403-260-8577 to discuss how we can protect and enforce your IP rights.

Packers Plus Energy Services Inc. v. Essential Energy Services Ltd., 2017 FC 1111