Sorel Leinburd, experienced Business, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademarks  Vancouver  lawyer

Bruce Redekop, business ventures development lawyer who has been a registered trademarks lawyer assisting clients intellectual property assests  business planning

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Bennet Lee, Inteeltual Property: Trade marks, copyrights etc. lawyer with BOUGHTON  in downtown  Vancouver

Stepehn Burri, Patents and Trade Marks Agent in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island, one short ferry trip from Vancouver

Doug Thompson, QC - practies only Intellectual Property law, is  a registered Patents and Trademark agent in Canada, and  offices in Victoria, BC

James Hutchison, Victoria intellectual property / information technology;   business contracts, trade secrets lawyer experienced in wealth management

Florence Wong, Wills & Estates lawyers speaks fluent Mandarin and Cantonese

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Sorel Leinburd, experienced Business, Intellectual Property, Copyright, Trademarks  Vancouver  lawyer


Sorel's practice is focused predominantly in four areas:  corporate and commercial law, information technology law, intellectual property law, and commercial real estate. 

To deliver cutting edge and creative legal solutions, Sorel constructs a continuously available line of communication for his clients.  His aim is to create a highly efficient, tailored service to match clients' objectives.

Sorel has a broad, varied international business and legal background.  From 1989 through 1991 Sorel lived in Hong Kong working for an international business group.

Sorèl is experienced in:

  •   Intellectual Property;
  •   Licensing Agreements;
  •   Consulting Agreements;
  •   Internet Agreements;
  •   Employment Agreements;
  •   Trade Marks;
  •   Sofware Development;
  •   Distribution Agreements;
  •   Development Agreements;
  •   Copyright Law
Sorèl Leinburd
Kerr Redekop Leinburd
#410 - 1333 W. Broadway, Vancouver, BC
V6H 4C1 Canada
phone: 604-734-4554

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Bennet Wong, Intellectual Property Lawyer, includes Trade Mark Law and Copyright Law as part of his practice with DOWNTOWN VANCOUVER  law firm of Boughton

Bennett  Lee

Bennett Lee practices intellectual property law with a focus on trade marks, copyright and licensing. He represents clients in a broad cross-section of industries advising on intellectual property protection, licensing, product distribution and liability issues.

Mr. Lee has extensive experience in the clearance, acquisition, registration, monitoring, protection, assignment, licensing and enforcement of intellectual property rights, and in reviewing, drafting, advising on and negotiating the contracts which relate to them, including partnership, agency, service, publishing, manufacturing, design, sales, supply, distribution, assignment, consulting, research, development, marketing, employment, independent contractor, non-disclosure, confidentiality, option, loan out and licensing agreements.

He has been counsel on many business transactions involving copyright, trade marks, patents, industrial designs, trade secrets and confidential information, as well as on issues arising in technology transfer, libel and defamation, digital/electronic rights and domain name disputes.

Mr. Lee also advises clients on brand strategy and protection, the prevention and seizure of counterfeit goods, trade mark cancellations and oppositions, copyright, trade mark and trade secret infringement, passing off, unfair competition and other disputes involving intellectual property rights.

He also assists Aboriginal bands, businesses and non-profit organizations in protecting First Nations' intellectual property, traditional knowledge and cultural heritage, and clients in the technology, arts, wine, publishing, media, design, video game, fashion, tourism and food industries.

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Suite 700 - 595 Burrard Street,
P.O. Box 49290,
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V7X 1S8
Tel: 604 687 6789

Western Canada's largest independent Intellectual Property law firm. 

"Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP is Canada's largest independent intellectual property law firm.  Located in Vancouver, BC, our law firm can deal with a range of legal matters in the field of intellectual property." [update 2012.01.26]

  • Patents,
  • Trademarks,
  • and Copyright Litigation
  • Canada, the U.S.A. and Internationally

Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP
480 - The Station
601 West Cordova Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
Canada V6B 1G1
Phone:  604.669.3432
Toll free:  1.866.475.2922


More questions?  Contact one of the lawyers above for a consultation.

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Stephen Burri, Patetns & Trade Marks Agent with office in Nanaimo on Vancouver Island


Registered Patent Agent

Registered Trade Marks Agent

Professional Profile

Steve Burri is an IP (Intellectual Property) lawyer

His practise includes all aspects of intellectual property law, including patents, trademarks, copyright, domain names, industrial designs, trade secrets, due diligence and licensing.  He also advises clients in entertainment and sports law matters.

Steve helps creative clients profit from their creativity.  He enables his clients to develop a strategic understanding of their intellectual property assets.  Steve’s clients appreciate his attention to detail, clear communication style, and cost-effective service.

He advises clients to identify, protect, manage and enforce their intellectual property.  Steve represents his clients before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, the US Patent and Trademark Office and offices of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT).  His network of foreign associates helps protect his clients’ IP worldwide.  Steve has successfully defended clients’ domain names in the <.com> and <.ca> domain spaces.

Steve is trained as a scientist and has conducted university and industrial research in the fields of mining, oil & gas, and environmental remediation.  Previous experience includes positions as in-house counsel to a world-leading fuel cell company, teaching university biotechnology courses, and managing science and technology associations.

Steve has served as director and advisor for several organizations, including the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Egale Canada, Canadian Student Pugwash, World University Service of Canada, and the Vancouver Mens Chorus.


University of Victoria (LL.B., 1997)
University of Victoria (B.Sc. Biochemistry and Microbiology, 1989)

Year of call

Called to British Columbia Bar, 1998


Fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Member, Canadian Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section

Member, American Bar Association - Intellectual Property Section

Member, Patent and Trademark Association of BC

Member, International Trademark Association

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Reg. Patent Agent - Canada, United States, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

Reg. Trademark Agent  - Canada, United States

Stephen R. Burri Island IP Law


Stephen Burri
43 Machleary Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 2G3
Tel:  250.755.9110

Canadian Patent Act Annotated, Second Edition / ISBN 0-88804-168-3
Editor: Robert H. Barrigar, Q.C.

"Canadian Patent Act Annotated, Second Edition is your one-stop source, bringing together commentary and current case law interpreting patent legislation. This includes all of the relevant statutes, regulations and rules you need to provide your client with the best patent advice available. "

Benefit from:

  • all relevant legislation, cases and commentary
  • in-force proclamation dates that alert you to amended sections that apply to your case
  • text and annotations on repealed provisions of the Act which continue to govern patents in force today
  • provisions not yet proclaimed in force that help you anticipate statutory change
  • English and French text for each provision of the Patent Act allowing for the most reliable interpretation -- and more!
Canadian Patent Act - Annotated by Robert Barrigar, published by Canada Law Book

Written by a seasoned intellectual property practitioner, you can depend on reliable guidance through all aspects of Canadian patent law. Canadian Patent Act Annotated, Second Edition [2009] provides easy access to a complete and up-to-date analysis of Canadian patent law and practice.

- 2009 Looseleaf & Binder(s) - Releases invoiced separately (1-2/yr) - Prior average price per release $174

ISBN 0-88804-168-3

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THOMPSON COOPER LLP Intellecual Property Lawyers - Victoria & also doing business as Barrigar Intellectual Property
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Doug Thompson, QC - practies only Intellectual Property law, is  a registered Patents and Trademark agent in Canada, and  offices in Victoria, BC

D. Thompson, QC
& Patents

Michael Cooper, LLB Registered Trademark Agent, intellectual property lawyer-partner, in Victoria office - practices in both BC and Alberta

M. Cooper
BC Bar &

Thompson Cooper LLP provides services to:  buinesses; small-medium size law firms; private inventors; & foreign associates.  See our information pages:

Intellectual Property: Registered Trademarks & Patents Agents

Victoria office:
Suite 201 - 1007 Fort St.
Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada . V8V 3K5
Phone:  1-250-389-0387

Doug Thompson, QC - practies only Intellectual Property law, is  a registered Patents and Trademark agent in Canada, and  offices in Victoria, BC  as Thompson Cooper LLP

Registered Trademark agent, Registered Patents Agent

Doug is a partner in the firm, of Thompson Cooper, LLP.  He obtained his law degree from the University of Alberta in 1975.  He was called to the Alberta bar in 1976 and was subsequently called to the British Columbia bar in 1979.

He is a registered trademark agent and a registered patent agent.  Doug began his legal career as a litigator.  His practice then increasingly evolved into a more general intellectual property practice, including an active licensing practice.

Doug also practices with an associated firm in Alberta.

Intellectual Property: Registered Trademarks & Patents Agents
Suite 201 - 1007 Fort St.
Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada  V8V 3K5
Phone:  1-250-389-0387

Michael Cooper, LLB Registered Trademark Agent, intellectual property lawyer-partner, in Victoria office - practices in both BC and Alberta

Registered Trademark Agent, Registered Patent Agent

Michael is a partner in the firm.  He obtained his law degree in 1996 from the University of British Columbia.  He is a member of both the BC and Alberta Bars, and is a registered patent and trademark agent.

Michael practised in the intellectual property field in Alberta for a number of years before joining our firm, and brings to our Victoria office a wide breadth of intellectual property experience.

Intellectual Property Law, Registered Patents & Trademark Agents

Suite 201 - 1007 Fort St.
Victoria, British Columbia,
Canada . V8V 3K5
Phone:  1-250-389-0387

Chinese Text:  Florence Wong, lawyer


Over 25 years experience in Corporate-Commercial Law, Real Estate Law and Commercial Leases.  She also has a considerable practice for clients with their wills and estate work.

Florence has extensive experience closing residential and commercial real estate transactions and she has also acted for both Landlords and Tenants in many commercial leasing matters.  Florence also represents financial institutions in drawing mortgages and other financing documents.

Her practice areas include:
 · Business Purchase & Sale
 · Commercial Financing
 · Corporate Financing
 · Incorporations
 · Trademarks
 · Lease Law
 · Probate
 · Real Estate Transactions
 · Trusts
 · Wills

Serving clients in Mandarin & Cantonese Chinese & English

Florence T. Wong,
Barrister & Solicitor
Kerr Redekop Leinburd & Boswell
410 - 1333 West Broadway,
Vancouver, BC V6H 4C1
Tel: 604-734-4554   Email:

James Hutchison, Victoria corporate-commercial  lawyer  practising Intellectual property and technology law which also may involve Trade Marks and Copyright law

James' law practice is concentrated in

  • corporate commercial law,

  • finance and

  • intellectual property, and

  • he also handles wealth management and estate planning for clients.

We offer a vast array of intellectual property law and technology services such as:

  • Advising you on strategies and techniques for protecting, managing and selling your intellectual property, whether it is a computer system, a technology-based product or a technology business;
  • Revising your employment and contract agreements to ensure the intellectual property your staff creates belongs to you;
  • Conducting due diligence with respect to risk assessments of your intellectual property;
  • Providing legal opinions on infringement of third party intellectual property;
  • Negotiating, drafting and rendering legal opinions on license agreement of all forms of intellectual property;
  • Preparing technology-related agreements including acquisition, software development and technology transfer agreements as well as E-commerce, Web site development and hosting agreements;
  • Preparing intellectual property-related commercial contracts including supply & distribution of technology agreements and maintenance & support of software/hardware agreements;
  • Adapting agreements to reflect your needs such as joint ventures, other “ partnering” arrangements and contracts structuring research collaborations, strategic alliances or partnerships to promote new technologies;
  • Dealing with abuse of confidential information and trade secrets as well as domain name registration and Internet dispute matters; and
  • Enforcing your intellectual property rights whether it is a license agreement, a franchise relationship or another arrangement involving the commercialization of your intellectual property and technology assets.

Our Victoria intellectual property lawyers at Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt (, advise on copyright protection which includes the clearance, acquisition and registration of copyright.

We provide advice on a wide range of subject matters such as software, literature, photography, video, film, telecommunication and the Internet.  We assist you in solving disputes regarding ownership of material that is created by various parties.

We also advise on trade mark protection which includes preparation, filing, renewal, and prosecution of trademark applications in Canada and internationally.  We provide assistance in selecting trademarks and protect your trademark against third party infringement, cyber-squatting, false advertising or personality rights actions.  We can also help you in retaining an agent in Ottawa and we can liaise with this agent on your behalf to facilitate a comprehensive team of professionals orchestrated out of one office, answering to your instructions.

If your intellectual property is valuable to you, there are steps you can take to protect it.  Consult with Hutchison Oss-Cech Marlatt intellectual property law Victoria.  We will ensure that your needs are satisfied.

James S. Hutchison
Barristers & Solicitor
#1 - 505 Fisgard St.
Victoria, B.C. Canada V8W 1R3

Phone:    (250) 360-2500
Toll Free: 1-866-887-4878