Keltie Sim Luft

Partner at Smart & Biggar

Keltie Sim Luft has focused for more than 30 years on the domestic and international clearance, prosecution, portfolio management, acquisition and licensing of trademarks. The range and depth of her experience covers all aspects of the trademark procurement process:

  • providing availability and infringement opinions;
  • filing and prosecuting applications;
  • handling trademark oppositions, cancellation and enforcement matters;
  • managing portfolios; and
  • drafting and reviewing licensing, coexistence, joint venture and settlement agreements.

Her practice includes issues relating to marketing and advertising, such as packaging and labelling regulations and review; print and broadcasting advertising review; contest and point of sale promotions; coupon and premium promotions and trade and competitor and misleading advertising complaints.

Ms Sim Luft has acted on behalf of clients based in Canada and internationally, operating within a vast array of industries, including pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, food manufacturing and distribution, personal care, financial services, clothing, publishing, industrial manufacturing and construction. In addition to her unparalleled expertise, Ms Sim Luft’s commitment to frequent communication and responsiveness makes her an invaluable asset to any IP management team.

Ms Sim Luft has been recognised by leading Canadian and international publications such as:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
  • Managing Intellectual Property’s IP Stars Handbook: Trademark and Copyright; and
  • Who’s Who Legal.

She is Smart & Biggar’s firm chair, the chief inclusion officer and a member of the Canadian Law Firm Diversity & Inclusion Network.

Professional associations

  • INTA
  • IPIC

Firm details

Smart & Biggar
150 York Street
Suite 1100
Toronto ON M5H 3S5

Contact details

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