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Specialty Food Brands and Intellectual Property

As a specialty food brand, your utmost concern is the taste and quality of your products. You’ve worked tirelessly to create a brand that your loyal customers associate with this standard. Protect your hard-earned reputation with intellectual property rights and enforcement.

At Heer Law we have extensive experience providing legal advice and devising legal solutions for specialty food brands. Bonnie Headley, our senior trademark agent, previously worked in-house as a trademark agent for Loblaw Companies Limited and has continued her work with specialty food brands at Heer Law.

We have advised specialty food brands with the following product types:

  • Cold brew coffee
  • Craft beer
  • Cannabis edibles
  • Gluten-free granola
  • Gourmet grilled cheese
  • Gourmet meat and seafood
  • Superfood treats
  • Workout supplements

Our specialty food brand services include trademark clearance searches, trademark applications, patentability assessments, patent applications, and enforcement of intellectual property rights through cease and desist letters and litigation. Our goal at Heer Law is to help you protect and grow your business, your brand and, where necessary, your reputation. Call us today.

Our specialty food brand services include:

Rights acquisition

  • Copyright application
  • Trademark application
  • Patent application

Strategic consulting

  • Commercialization strategy, division and implementation
  • Trademark, copyright and patent rights clearance and advice

Negotiation and drafting of industry specific contracts

  • Licence agreements
  • Independent contractor agreements

Prosecuting and defending infringement claims

  • Enforcement of intellectual property rights through cease and desist and demand letters
  • Responding to cease and desist and demand letters