Mary Malvaso is an experienced registered trademark agent having practiced in all areas of trademark law. Recently Mary handled a large global trademark portfolio at one of Canada’s national law firms, with prior experience in-house at one of Canada’s largest food companies. Mary’s practice involves representing clients in the registration, enforcement and protection of their company’s product brands, including all stages in opposition and summary cancellation proceedings before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Also, Mary is involved in negotiating settlement agreements, preparing and dispatching cease and desist letters and coordinating license agreements.
Clients seek Mary’s advice in providing clearance opinion searches to ensure availability of trademark usage and registration in Canada and in other foreign jurisdictions.
With Mary’s extensive background and solid reputation within the trademark profession, Mary continues to provide a high level of client service with a focus on providing advice to marketing groups and company executives relating to branding and labeling issues and marketing strategies.
Mary has done due diligence for business acquisitions, company mergers and asset assignments.
Registered Trademark Agent, 1993
Associate, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
Member, Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
Member, Toronto Board of Trade