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Heer Law is a Toronto-based intellectual property law firm dedicated to helping businesses grow and profit through intellectual property law, intellectual property litigation, patent agent and trademark agent services. We know any business can be made better by intellectual property and we work with you to figure out how.

We help businesses reach their full potential through effective acquisition, management, use and enforcement of intellectual property rights. Our services will help you protect and develop your intellectual property into formidable business and financial assets. When your intellectual property rights are infringed, we help you stop the infringer and obtain monetary compensation for the infringements. And if you are alleged to infringe, we help you defend and counter the allegations.
The firm was founded by Christopher Heer, who is a Canadian intellectual property lawyer, and a registered patent agent and registered trademark agent in Canada and the United States. He is noted for excellence in advising on intellectual property matters relating to information technology and is a patent lawyer designated by the Law Society of Ontario as a certified specialist in patent law. His team of highly qualified lawyers and agents are here to help you with any and all of your intellectual property needs.

Investing in your intellectual property is an investment in your success. Let us help you turn your ideas into assets!

We assess the patentability of new innovations, prepare and file patent applications, and advise on patent strategy and infringement issues. More about our Patent services »


We help you determine if trademarks are available to adopt and use and help you obtain trademark protection in Canada and abroad. More about our Trademark services »


We help you stop your competitors from infringing your intellectual property rights as well as defeat infringement claims made against you. More about our IP Litigation services »


We advise on all types of copyright issues and have the requisite technical expertise to analyze software and other digital works. More about our Copyright services »


We identify protectable designs and obtain design protection in Canada, the United States and elsewhere around the world. More about our Industrial Design services »


We draft and advise on assignments and licences of intellectual property rights, as well as joint ownership and non-disclosure agreements. More about our IP Agreement services »

Legal Updates

Amendments to the Canadian Patent Act
October 30, 2019 — Significant changes to the timelines in Canada's patent system come into effect as of October 30, 2019.

Law Firm 500
October 2, 2019 — Heer Law has been recognized as the 40th fastest-growing law firm in North America in the Law Firm 500.

Dominic Cerilli
July 22, 2019 — We are pleased to welcome Dominic Cerilli as our articling student for the next ten months.

Amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act
June 17, 2019 Significant changes to Canada's trademark regime came into effect as of June 17, 2019.

Recent Work

Successfully defended a Canadian trademark opposition against a trademark used in association with restaurant services

Preparing, filing and prosecuting United States, Canadian and PCT patent applications relating to computer software, computer hardware, computer networking equipment, air filter systems, sports equipment, digital audio processing, and health care products

Preparing, filing and prosecuting Canadian trademark applications for beauty products, children's games, digital audio processing, convertible bags, smart appliances, bicycle technician training, interior design services, gourmet food products, and dietary and nutritional supplements