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Fasken Recognized in the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review 1000

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Toronto (Canada) – Fasken has been ranked as a leading firm in the 2020 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals(WTR 1000). 

Eight Fasken lawyers, and a Patent Agent, are recognized as leaders in their field, with the inclusion of four new additions to the guide, almost doubling the Firm’s rankings from 2019:

Highlighting the Firm’s coverage across Canada, dexterity and know-how to handle IP issues for a host of clients, WTR 1000 praises Fasken’s “fresh, innovative approaches.” Marek is noted as being a “master of non-traditional trademarks,” Jean-Philippe is acclaimed for his responsiveness and being “an ace on strategy and procedural matters.” The guide also notes Simon, Sébastien and Patricia are “a force to be reckoned with when it comes to international trademark matters.” Armand is described as an “an IP all-rounder,” Roger and Janine as a “nimble pair [who] adeptly handle global trademark prosecution and portfolio management” and Penner as a “transactions whizz [covering] a wide range of sector specialisms including energy, social media and insurance.”

Fasken’s Intellectual Property Group work with clients ranging from solo investors and start-ups to multinational corporations. Our Trademark team helps clients develop the best possible trademark and domain protection in the context of their overall brand management and business strategies.

About WTR 1000

World Trademark Reviewdistributes the WTR 1000 research directory. It focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, and has established itself as the ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. The rankings are based upon interviews with hundreds of lawyers and clients to gather feedback on the leading firms and individuals in the profession globally.

About Fasken

Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 700 lawyers and 10 offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical, innovative and cost-effective legal services. We solve the most complex business challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at

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