Catherine Dennis Brooks is a Partner and Registered Canadian Trademark Agent with a practice in marketing and advertising law as well as intellectual property law. She has expertise in the areas of deceptive marketing practices, consumer protection, privacy and all aspects of trademark and copyright law.
Catherine advises major marketers representing a wide variety of goods and services with regard to their advertising, promotions, contests, packaging, and labelling. Her practice includes advice on sponsorship agreements, Canada’s anti-spam law (CASL), privacy, consumer protection and advertising claim review and substantiation.
Catherine also assists clients in managing their domestic and international trademark portfolios through clearance and prosecution, licensing, opposition and cancellation proceedings, and enforcement strategy. She also has considerable experience in transactional work involving intellectual property and the commercialization of intellectual property through licensing, distribution, and development agreements.
Catherine is an active member of numerous professional organizations relating to marketing and advertising law and intellectual property law. She is a member of the Marketing Practices Committee of the Canadian Bar Association (Competition Law Section), past Chair of the Licensing Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and a member of the Public Information Committee of the International Trademark Association.
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