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Trade mark star 2022



Practice areas:

Copyright & related rights
IP transactions
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

ICT & software


Marijo Coates is a founding member of Deeth Williams Wall LLP. She practices intellectual property law with an emphasis on trade-mark licensing and protection.

Practice Areas
Marijo's areas of practice include advising on commercial transactions involving intellectual property such as licensing and merchandising agreements, distribution and supply agreements, and co-packing agreements. She also handles the intellectual property portfolios of clients in Canada and abroad. The businesses of these clients range from cosmetics, food and chemicals to software. She is involved in the prosecution and enforcement of her clients' intellectual property rights, primarily trade-marks, copyright and confidential information. In addition to being a lawyer, she is also a Registered Trade-mark Agent.

Publications and Presentations
Marijo has written and spoken on various aspects of trade-mark law including licensing, liability and personality rights. She is the author of Register Your Trade-mark in Canada, a book on Canadian trade-mark law published by International Self-Counsel Press. She has written and edited several texts on trade-mark practice and procedure.

Awards and Honours
Listed as a WIPR Leader in World Intellectual Property Review's Leaders Directory
Recognized as a leading trade-mark professional in World Trademark Review 1000 and Best Lawyers®
Recognized as one of the Top 250 Women in IP globally, in the 2016 edition of "Managing Intellectual Property – IP STARS"

Last updated 3rd May 2018