Timothy C. Bourne

Called to the bar: 2000 (ON)
Suite 601
11 Holland Ave.
Ottawa, Ontario K1Y 4S1
Phone: 613-236-1995 Ext: 192
Fax: 613-236-2485
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Areas of PracticePatents; Trademarks; Copyright; Industrial Designs; Licensing; Intellectual Property Litigation
EducationB.Sc., (Science), 1993, McMaster University; LL.B., 1998, University of Victoria; Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 2000; Registered Patent Agent, Canada, 2002; Registered Trade-mark Agent, Canada, 2003
ProfileTim Bourne is a partner with Ridout & Maybee LLP in the Ottawa office. Tim’s practice covers a range of intellectual property areas including trademark and patent drafting and prosecution as well as advising clients on domain names and licensing. Tim clerked with a judge of the Federal Court after completing a LL.B. at the University of Victoria in 1998 and B.Sc. at McMaster University in 1993. He joined the firm in 2001. Since then, Tim has represented the firm’s clients in patent, trade-mark and industrial design disputes before administrative tribunals and the Federal Court. He actively searches for opportunities to resolve disputes in a creative yet pragmatic manner that addresses our clients’ business goals. Tim's experience resolving disputes influences the strategic advice that he provides to our clients during the prosecution of patent, trade-mark and industrial design applications. Tim also has a special interest in the enforcement of trade-mark rights in the domain name context and online. He adjudicates .ca domain name disputes under the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s Dispute Resolution Procedure. Tim teaches Advanced Trade-marks Law at the University of Ottawa.
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Published WorksCanada Law Book’s Canadian Patent Reporter – CPR – Editorial Board (Member)
MembershipsIntellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC (Fellow) International Trademark Association – INTA – Non-Traditional Marks Committee (Vice-Chair) International Trademark Association – INTA – Advocacy Group Council (Member) American Intellectual Property Law Association – AIPLA
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