Litigation

Litigation

Defending and enforcing intellectual property rights requires a thoughtful litigation strategy. GGD adopts a team approach to resolve actual or potential disputes, whether through negotiation, mediation, arbitration or litigation.

We assist clients in every sector of commercial and industrial activity to benefit fully from their rights granted by patents, trade-marks and domain names, industrial designs, copyright, trade secrets, the Plant Breeders’ Rights Act, the Integrated Circuit Topography Act, as well as rights protected at common law.

We appear before federal, Quebec and Ontario courts and tribunals on issues of:
  • Intellectual property infringement
  • Impeachment and cancellation of intellectual property rights
  • Proceedings pursuant to the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations
  • Emergency relief such as injunctions and seizures
  • Trade-marks oppositions
  • Unfair competition and “passing off”
  • Judicial Review of decisions by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office
  • Shareholder disputes over intellectual property rights
  • Licensing disputes
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Our group of professionals in the Litigation field is composed of the following members:
Chantal Desjardins , Alain Y. Dussault , Julie Gauvreau , Isabelle  Jomphe , Alain M. Leclerc , Hugh Mansfield , Isabelle Pelletier , Béatrice T. Ngatcha