CounselCalled to the bar:
1986 (MB); 1988 (ON)
|Profile||Paul 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.|
|Education||LL.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|
|Memberships||Intellectual 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 Practice||Trademarks; Copyright; Licensing; Intellectual Property Litigation|
|Website Link||http://www.ridoutmaybee.com/ ||