I am a branding and intellectual property lawyer, working with creative clients across various industries including retail, technology, entertainment, and food & beverage. I am passionate about helping businesses grow, with 5+ years of entrepreneurial experience managing various projects, leading multi-disciplinary teams, and developing branding strategies. My scope of practice includes trademark prosecution, trademark and copyright infringement, intellectual property licensing and assignments, marketing, digital media, data security, privacy rights, and related commercial matters.
I am an executive member of the Ontario Bar Association's Information Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section, sit on the Canadian Bar Association's Copyright Policy Committee, and am a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. I currently volunteer with the Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network, am a mentor with the Forum for Women Entrepreneurs, and have conducted research for the Fashion Design Council of Canada.
I am a frequent speaker and writer on branding, fashion, and intellectual property law, and strive to be a significant voice in the discussion surrounding how to best support and grow Canada’s artistic and cultural sector.