Toronto (March 16, 2018)
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) and its Intellectual Property Group have been honoured at the Managing IP Americas Awards, winning Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year for Canada, and Milestone Case of the Year for defending Weatherford Canada Ltd. and Harvest Corp. in the Packers Plus Energy Services v Essential Energy Services case.
Managing Intellectual Property is a highly-regarded source of news and analysis on all intellectual property developments worldwide. The Managing IP Americas Awards are presented to firms, individuals and companies behind the most innovative and challenging IP work of the past year, as well as those driving the international IP market.
BLG’s Intellectual Property Group provides sophisticated advice to companies in various industries to strategically protect and acquire intellectual property rights in Canada, the United States and worldwide. BLG’s IP group provides prosecution, contentious and litigation services in the areas of patents, trademarks, copyright and industrial designs, as well as trade secrets. BLG also has expertise in structuring sophisticated IP-based transactions, formulating patent strategies, assisting with trademark selection and clearance, drafting license agreements, enforcing IP rights, and more. The Group is responsible for over 58,000 patent applications and patents, over 50,000 trademark applications and registrations, and over 4,000 industrial design applications and registrations.