|Areas of Practice||Patents; Trademarks; Copyright; Industrial Designs; Trade Secrets; Intellectual Property Litigation; Mediation; Arbitration; Information Technology Law|
|Memberships||Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC); Canadian Bar Association (CBA); Licensing Executives Society (LES) - US and Canada; Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC)(Chair of the Board); Jewish Family Services of Ottawa (JFS) (Vice Chair of the Board).|
|Profile||Mitch Charness is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm's Ottawa office. His practice covers mechanical patents, trade-marks, licensing and litigation. Prior to joining private practice in 1995, he clerked with the Federal Court of Canada in 1993-1994.
Mitch has received many awards for his outstanding academic achievements, including the J. Edward Maybee award for highest standing on the Patent Agent Qualifying Examinations, and the Law Society of Upper Canada Silver Medal for second highest standing in the Bar Admissions Course.
Mitch is a frequent speaker on intellectual property topics for various organizations. He is also a part-time Professor at the University of Ottawa Law School, teaching a course in Advanced Trade-marks law.|
|Website Link||http://www.ridoutmaybee.com/ |