Paul Tackaberry

Called to the bar: 1986 (MB); 1988 (ON)
5th Flr.
250 University Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3E5
Phone: 416-865-3526
Fax: 416-362-0823
Website Link: www.ridoutmaybee.com
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ProfilePaul Tackaberry is counsel to Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm's Toronto office. He provides trade-mark availability opinions and prosecutes trade-mark applications. Paul counsels clients on matters such as infringement suits, oppositions, and Federal Court appeals. Paul has negotiated and drafted a wide variety of licenses, technology transfers, and entertainment contracts. He has advised clients on advertising and labelling issues and is well-versed in all aspects of IP due diligence. Paul has taught IP and IT law at universities in Toronto, Montreal, and Hong Kong. A frequent presenter, he has spoken at conferences sponsored by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), International Trademark Association (INTA), and the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC). From 2001-2004 Paul was the inaugural director of "Understanding the Business of Copyright", an intensive 1-week course jointly sponsored by IPIC and McGill University, where he lectures annually.
EducationLL.B., 1985, University of Manitoba; LL.M., 1987, Columbia University; Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Manitoba, 1986; Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 1988; Registered Trade-mark Agent, Canada, 1988
MembershipsIntellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC (Associate); International Trademark Association – INTA; Association Littéraire et Artistique International – ALAI; Canada Law Book's Canadian Patent Reporter – CPR – Editorial Board (Member).
Areas of PracticeTrademarks; Copyright; Licensing; Intellectual Property Litigation
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