Geneviève Bergeron


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Geneviève Bergeron specializes in intellectual property, commercial law and intellectual property transactions. Her practice is focused on trademarks, domain names, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, technology transfer, distribution and sub-contracting agreements, and all related agreements.

Geneviève is also involved in commercial regulatory practice and provides counsel on various commercial regulatory regimes, such as the Charter of the French Language.

Frequently gives conferences for a number of organizations, including the Québec Bar ("Service de la formation permanente, Développements récents en droit de la propriété intellectuelle") and Les Éditions Yvon Blais.


  • Epiroc Canada Holding Inc., a subsidiary of Epiroc Rock Drills AB, in its acquisition of 100% of MineRP Holdings Inc. from Dundee Precious Metals Inc. (TSX: DPM).
  • Bad Monkey Popcorn, a maker and marketer of popcorn and other confectionery products, in its sale to Champlain Financial Corporation and a group of co-investors.
  • Has extensive experience in trademark law, particularly in search opinions, clearances, opposition and cancellation proceedings, property right transfers and the negotiation of trademark licensing agreements.
  • Experienced in the negotiation and drafting of licensing, distribution and sub-contracting agreements dealing with all aspects of intellectual property and information technology law for clients in all types of businesses.
  • Counsels clients on the IP and IT aspects of transactions, including financing, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures.
  • Counsels clients on the application of the Charter of the French Language in the fields of IP and technology.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, International Trademark Association (INTA); Right of Publicity Committee (Canada); regular participant in annual conferences
  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Member of the Trademarks Practice Committee (2007-2015)

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Who's Who Legal: Canada (Trademarks)
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Who's Who Legal: IP (Trademarks)
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars (Patent).
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of the World Trademark Review Global Leaders
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition (and since 2012) of the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for Canada (Prosecution and Strategy).
  • Recognized in the 2022 edition (and since 2021) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Intellectual Property Law).
  • Recognized as a 2020 Acritas Star.
  • Recognized in the 2020 edition of Who's Who Legal (Trademarks).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 1998
  • Trademark agent, 2000
  • Graduate diploma in Health Law and Policy, Université de Sherbrooke, 1998
  • LLB, Université de Montréal, 1994