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Fasken Recognized in the 2021 edition of World Trademark Review 1000

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Toronto (Canada) – Fasken has been ranked as a leading firm in the 2021 edition of World Trademark Review 1000 - The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals(WTR 1000). 

Nine Fasken lawyers are recognized as leaders in their field:

Highlighting the Firm’s coverage across Canada, dexterity and know-how to handle IP issues for a host of clients, WTR 1000 notes “intellectual property is a central pillar of high-flying commercial firm Fasken’s offering.” Jean-Philippe Mikus and Marek Nitoslawski are both “highly prized for their strategic vision” and Patricia Seguin is highlighted as “one of Fasken’s most experienced trademark agents.” Mark Penner is praised for “putting the right IP tools to best use,” Simon Hitchens for his “flair for executing major projects” and Armand Benitah for his ”broad IP horizons, enabling him to serve as a one-man band for IP owners.” Sébastien Roy “understands clients’ branding issues holistically,” and Janine MacNeil and Roger Kuypers “form a dream team for Western Canada-based patrons.”

Fasken’s Intellectual Property Group work with clients ranging from start-ups to multinational corporations. The Firm’s 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 Review distributes 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 750 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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