Lisa James

Author's details

Name: Lisa James
Date registered: March 10, 2011
URL: http://www.symbus.com

Biography

Lisa C. James, LLB LLM is a Canadian corporate and intellectual property lawyer, with expertise in the areas of trademarks, copyright, and internet law, as well as strategic business counseling. She serves both the public and private sectors, including businesses across a variety of industries, government bodies, educational institutions and not-for-profits. Lisa has assisted litigation counsel as an intellectual property consultant in cases at all levels including the Supreme Court of Canada and the appellate courts of three Canadian provinces. Lisa's law practice is distinguished by a combination of high quality legal work and personal service. Lisa is pleased to lend her expertise to US clients looking to expand their brands and market presence into Canada.

Latest posts

  1. Trademarks Across Borders: How do Canadian and US TM Procedures Differ? — January 26, 2012
  2. Official Marks: The Canadian IP Superpower — August 21, 2011
  3. Os, (R)s and TMs — May 2, 2011
  4. Trademarks Across Borders: How do Canadian and US TM Procedures Differ? — March 20, 2011

Author's posts listings

Jan
26

Trademarks Across Borders: How do Canadian and US TM Procedures Differ?

Canadian and US trade-mark procedures have much in common, but there are also many differences. For this reason, it is important to have trade-mark professionals on both sides of the border to assist you in navigating each country’s laws. This post will highlight a few of the key differences between US and Canadian TM prosecution. … Continue reading »

Aug
21

Official Marks: The Canadian IP Superpower

We Canadians have an unusual form of IP protection that you may not have heard about. No, it is not a special form of patent for our hockey players, though someone once asked me if they might be protected by a geographical indication. Have you ever heard of an Official Mark? No? Are you sitting … Continue reading »

May
02

Os, (R)s and TMs

I recently wrote a blog post about my high-efficiency grocery shopping habits. In it, I characterized a fellow shopper by the contents of her shopping cart including the ubiquitious Honey Nut Cheerios ®. Now, I did not include the ® symbol in my piece, even though I am a trade-mark lawyer and, technically speaking, I … Continue reading »

Mar
20

Trademarks Across Borders: How do Canadian and US TM Procedures Differ?

Canadian and US trade-mark procedures have much in common, but there are also many differences. For this reason, it is important to have trade-mark professionals on both sides of the border to assist you in navigating each country’s laws. This post will highlight a few of the key differences between US and Canadian TM prosecution. … Continue reading »