Matthew Boyd

Senior Associate

Matthew’s practice focuses on trademark prosecution, litigation, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and domain issues, both in Canada and internationally. He has worked with a variety of clients—from small businesses to multinational corporations—in the selection and prosecution of trademarks in Canada.
He has assisted clients before the Trademarks Opposition Board and the Federal Court of Canada
Prior to joining BLG, Matthew worked in the intellectual property department of a large national firm in Ottawa. Before pursuing law, he worked as a software developer at a leading insurance company and at a nuclear power generator

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada (Intellectual Property Law)
  • Recognized in the 2017 edition of The Legal 500 Canada (Intellectual Property)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 2015
  • JD, Queen's University, 2014
  • M.Eng., University of Western Ontario, 2010
  • B.Sc. (Hons.), University of Western Ontario, 2009