Roxana Monemdjou practices in all areas of intellectual property law. Roxana has experience in patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation.
Her practice includes obtaining patents for clients and providing patentability, freedom to practice, infringement and validity opinions. Further, Roxana helps clients obtain trademark registrations, acts for clients in trademark opposition and expungement proceedings and provides trademark infringement and validity opinions. Roxana’s copyright practice includes preparing and filing copyright registration applications and advising on copyright ownership and infringement issues.
Prior to her role as an associate at Heer Law, Roxana articled and summered in the intellectual property department of an international full-service law firm in Toronto (Gowlings). She was exposed to all areas of intellectual property law including patent, trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation, advertising, regulatory affairs and domain name disputes. She gained proficiency in drafting litigation-related documents, conducting legal research, negotiating settlements, advising clients and appearing before the Small Claims Court.
Roxana was called to the Bar of Ontario in 2015. Prior to being called, Roxana obtained her law degree from the University of Ottawa. Roxana focused her legal studies in intellectual property law and graduated from the Faculty’s Law and Technology Program.
Before law school, Roxana completed undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario’s Richard Ivey School of Business where she received a combined biomedical sciences and business administration degree and graduated with distinction.
Thereafter, Roxana received her Master of Science in biomedical sciences from the University of Montreal and graduated on the Dean’s Honour List. Her innovative thesis study in the area of musculoskeletal health allowed her to present at national and international conferences, to publish in high-impact journals and to be the recipient of several awards, bursaries and scholarships.