100 King Street West
Toronto M5X 1B8

+1 416 862 4854

Rising star 2023




Practice areas:

Copyright & related rights
Trade mark litigation
Trade mark prosecution

Industry sectors:

Fashion & luxury goods
Film & music
Food & beverage
Universities & research

Sydney practises intellectual property law, with a focus on trademarks, copyright, branding, and domain names. Sydney acts on behalf of clients across industries, including music and entertainment, luxury goods and high fashion, beer and spirits, and software and technology.

Sydney’s practice includes trademark clearance, prosecution and opposition, litigation of infringement involving trademarks and copyright, brand strategy, and online arbitration of domain name disputes. Sydney also advises on intellectual property matters in corporate and commercial transactions, including licensing and acquisition, particularly in a variety of innovation-intensive industries and early-stage businesses.

Sydney regularly writes and speaks on copyright, trademark and general intellectual property issues and is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Conference Committee. Sydney is also a member of the Osler Women Lawyers’ Network and is responsible for its Professional Development committee.


Year Joined Firm: 2018


  • Queen's University, B.Comm. (2010)
  • Osgoode Hall J.D., 2013

Network Memberships:

  • INTA
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada - (Member: Conference Committee; Young Practitioners Committee; Licensing Community; Women in IP Community)