Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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Catherine Daigle practises intellectual property law with a focus on trademarks and advertising issues. She has developed a practice that addresses strategic issues related to trademark portfolio management on an international level for a range of clients in a variety of disciplines. Ms. Daigle assists clients across all the stages of the trademark life cycle, including clearance and availability opinions, developing filing strategies, trademark prosecution and administrative proceedings before the Registrar of Trademarks (opposition and cancellation proceedings). Ms. Daigle has also pleaded before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal in trademark matters.
Ms. Daigle also advises client in all aspects of the commercialization of intellectual property rights. She has significant experience in drafting and negotiating a variety of commercial IP agreements and regularly supports clients in identifying and solving IP-related issues arising in larger commercial transactions.
Ms. Daigle has regulatory knowledge regarding consumer product packaging, labelling and advertising. She deals, among other things, with issues pertaining to the Charter of the French language. She also provides regulatory and commercial advice to companies regulated by Health Canada and other provincial regulators. She helps clients navigate the regulatory landscape implemented by the Food and Drugs Act, the Cannabis Act and other legislation.
- Quebec 2004
- Canada (trademarks) 2012
- Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2021: recommended in Intellectual Property
- Workshop leader on opposition proceedings, "Understanding Trademarks" course, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, McGill University, Montreal, July 10, 2019
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
- Assistant director of the "Understanding Trademarks" course (2019)
- Director of the "Understanding Trademarks" course (2020)
- International Trademark Association
- Member of the Non-Traditional Marks Committee (Canadian Subcommittee
- Trademark Agent Examining Board (2014-2017)
Webinar | May 19, 2021
Webinar | 2020
Webinar | October 29, 2020
IP monitor: Canadian Intellectual Property Office announces further extension of deadlines in wake of pandemic
Publication | March 31, 2020 – 12 PM ET