Madeleine Hodgson is an associate in our intellectual property team, assisting clients with creating, managing, and enforcing intellectual property assets in Canada and around the world.
Ms. Hodgson advises clients on patent, trademark, copyright, industrial design, advertising, licensing, litigation, research and development, collaboration, and transactional matters. She assists clients in British Columbia Superior Court and Federal Court with respect to trademark, copyright, patent and confidential information disputes. She prepares and prosecutes domestic and trademark applications and manages international intellectual property trademark portfolios. Ms. Hodgson works with clients to develop intellectual property license and assignment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and development and collaboration agreements.
Ms. Hodgson was called to the bar in 2014 after clerking at the British Columbia Court of Appeal. During her undergraduate degree in physics, she was president of the Undergraduate Physics Society, English editor of the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal and published research in the field of medical magnetic resonance imaging.
J.D., University of British Columbia, 2013
B.Sc. (Hons.), University of British Columbia, 2010
- British Columbia 2014
- Canada (trade-marks) 2016
The Federal Court of Appeal has released another decision solidifying the court’s recent trend of refusing to recognize geographical marks that are descriptive of place of origin: MC Imports Inc. v. AFOD Ltd., 2016 FCA 60..
March 01, 2016
In Chanel Limited et al v Lam Chan Kee Company Ltd et al, 2015 FC 1091, the Federal Court of Canada recently dealt traders in counterfeit goods another blow, granting a judgment of $380,000 – including $250,000 in punitive and exemplary damages – against two corporations and an individual defendant, Annie Lam, relating to their retail store business “Lam Chan Kee”..
September 29, 2015