Madeleine Hodgson is an associate in our dispute resolution and litigation group, working primarily on cases dealing with various aspects of intellectual property and advertising. Ms. Hodgson is also a registered trademark agent.
Ms. Hodgson was called to the bar in 2014 after clerking at the BC Court of Appeal for Justices Ryan, Hinkson and Goepel. During her undergraduate degree, she was president of the Undergraduate Physics Society, English editor of the Canadian Undergraduate Physics Journal and presented her research at an international conference in Stockholm. While attending UBC Law, she participated in the Law Students Legal Advice Program, the UBC Law Review as an associate editor, the Legal Education Outreach program, and the Peer Tutor program. She also earned a scholarship for her top mark in constitutional law.
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