Patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyright, trade secrets, and domain names

Our patent agents, trademark agents, and intellectual property lawyers are located in Ottawa, Canada, however we have a global network of patent and trademark attorneys to meet all of your international IP needs.

Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP’s intellectual property lawyers, patent agents, and trademark agents recognize that adequate protection of IP in Canada and other countries around the world is paramount for companies’ and individuals’ success.

We offer a full suite of services to entrepreneurs, local and international companies, as well as government agencies. Our practice includes patent, industrial design, trademarks, copyright, and domain names.

We also provide litigation services for IP infringement, infringement defence, impeachment actions, passing off, unfair competition and breach of confidence actions, including effective use of alternative dispute resolutions.

We publish a regular blog, IP@Nelligan, which you can read or subscribe to.

We regularly provide services in the areas of:

IP Application: Advising, negotiating, preparing, and managing licensing and technology transfer agreements, franchise contracts, and non-disclosure agreements.

IP Acquisition: Assessment and procurement of patents, trademarks, industrial designs, integrated circuit designs, and trade secrets before the Canadian IP tribunals as well as the federal courts.

IP Agency: Drafting, prosecuting, and obtaining IP rights, including patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights, and domain names. In addition, safeguarding the proprietary interests of foreign and domestic clients in securing and protecting their IP rights in Canada through all of the above services.

Our Intellectual Property group utilizes strategic approaches to provide creative and cost-effective solutions for our local clients in Ottawa and throughout Canada as well as internationally. Together with Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP’s other legal professionals, we excel in rendering responsive legal advice and services to companies and investors on the development and management of their IP portfolios.

If you have any questions regarding the protection of your intellectual property, please click here to send us an email. Alternatively, call us at 613-238-8080 or toll free at 888-565-9912 (Canada).