Executive Breakfast: Impending Changes to Trademark Law: Why You Should Consider Registering Yours Sooner Rather Than Later - November 15th, 2017

November 15th, 2017, 8am - 9am

Presented by TDS Law

Learn about the potential changes to Canada’s trademark laws which, if implemented, will impact thousands of Canadian businesses, crown corporations, not-for-profits and other organizations which use trade names, brand names, products or services, but are not trademarked. ‘Trademark trolls’ are waiting to steal your IP.



Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 8am - 9am
Registration:   ICTAM Members: $10 • Non-Members: $15
More Information:   A light breakfast will be available. info@ictam.ca or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Silvia de Sousa, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP


Silvia de Sousa - IP Law Partner - Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP (TDS)
Silvia’s practice is concentrated in the area of business law with an emphasis on intellectual property law, life sciences law and technology law. Her practice also includes intellectual property transactions, commercial law, financings and licensing matters.
Silvia has helped clients to protect their IP in over 20 countries around the world and across 6 continents, through TDS’ exclusive Manitoba law firm relationship with Lex Mundi. Silvia was also named one of the Best Lawyers in Canada in 2016 and 2017 in the area of Technology Law.
Silvia’s focus on IP law activities includes:
·         The Chair of the Transactional IP Committee of the Canadian Bar Association;
·         The Past Chair of the National Intellectual Property Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association;
·         The former Chair and currently a member of the Technology and Intellectual Property Law Section of the Manitoba Bar Association; and
·         Board member of the Intellectual Property Law section of the American Bar Association.

For more information, please visit www.tdslaw.com