Grow Your Business with Innovative Intellectual Property Solutions
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.
Investing in your intellectual property is an investment in your success. Let us demonstrate the many ways your ideas can be turned into assets!
We assess the patentability of new innovations, prepare and file patent applications, and counsel on patent strategies, infringement and freedom to practice.More about our Patent services »
We help you determine if marks are available to adopt and use and help you obtain trademark protection in Canada and abroad. More about our Trademark services »
We help businesses stop their competitors from infringing their intellectual property rights as well as defeat infringement claims made against them. 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 »
Amendments to the Canadian Trade-marks Act
June 17, 2019 — Significant changes to Canada's trademark regime come into effect as of June 17, 2019.
Rebecca Silverhart Joins Heer Law
January 7, 2019 — We are pleased to announce that intellectual property lawyer Rebecca Silverhart has joined the firm.
Mala Milanese Joins Heer
November 19, 2018 — We are pleased to announce that intellectual property litigation lawyer Mala Milanese has joined the firm.
Won a two-day trial and the subsequent appeal in a breach of contract case over unpaid invoices for a software developer
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