Justine has practised exclusively in the field of intellectual property since 1990. Known for her exemplary client service and consistently ranked as a leading trademark lawyer, Justine guides clients in the global clearance and protection of trademarks, and has particular expertise with non-traditional marks and pharmaceutical marks.
Justine also assists clients with the commercialization of intellectual property, including with the drafting of tailored trademark licenses. Justine also has significant transactional experience, and clients rely on her to provide strategic analysis of Canadian trademark portfolios owned by potential acquisitions, and the strength and expansion potential of key brands.
Justine's practice also extends to contentious matters. She enforces clients' trademark rights through opposition and cancellation proceedings, sending demand letters and negotiating settlement agreements, and working with the IP litigation team to devise strategies involving complex trademark issues.
Justine is the Regional IP Group Leader for Toronto.