Litigation

Success in IP litigation demands not only mastery of technology, the marketplace and the details of the law, but the ability to translate complexity into simple and persuasive concepts that motivate judges. PCK brings the best of both worlds. Our IP lawyers and agents teaches your IP to top tier litigators, who optimize your strategic approach to disputes and distil your strongest case for the Court. PCK is recognized as a thought leader in Canadian Intellectual Property Law. Our extensive knowledge of a broad range of industries and technologies translates into tailor-made service for our clients. Our litigators (whose services are offered through one of Canada’s foremost litigation firms, Stockwoods LLP) offer top tier advocacy skill and strategic advice to their clients across the litigation spectrum while crafting solutions to the most complex legal situations.

Representative Work

Acting for the makers of the genuine Swiss Army knife in proceedings for a trademark injunction against a luggage manufacturer selling goods which employ an alleged confusingly similar trademark.
Representing an international engineering firm in responding to multiple Canadian patent actions relating to oil sands extraction technology
Acting for the inventor of an innovative device to assist in constructing outdoor ice rinks in a patent enforcement action against a major Canadian retailer
Representing an American manufacturer of insulating devices useful in the petroleum industry in responding to a patent action.
Acting for the authors of internationally-successful children’s works against their publisher in relation to the use of their works and characters in a fast-food restaurant promotion
Representing a coalition of writers’ groups in a major copyright appeal dealing with educational copying and “fair use” before the Supreme Court of Canada
Enforcing the marks of a cosmetics brand against a former distributor, and forcing the expungement of wrongfully-issued trademarks issued by the Chinese Trade-Mark Office
Representing Canada’s largest manufacturer of luggage and travel goods in numerous trademark enforcement matters
Advising an innovative LED lighting manufacturer in connection with allegations that its trademark infringed that of numerous alleged competitors

Contact

T. Andrew Currier

T. Andrew Currier

BSEE, LL.B., P.Eng.

Brendan van Niejenhuis

Brendan van Niejenhuis

LL.B., B.A. (Hons.)

Andrea Gonsalves

Andrea Gonsalves

LL.B.