Barry Fong

Partner at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Barry Fong practises IP law with an emphasis on trademarks, domain names, anti-counterfeiting, enforcement and copyright.

He is a registered trademark agent and regularly advises domestic and foreign clients on trademark clearance, prosecution, opposition, acquisition, licensing and litigation. He acts on behalf of the owners of some of the most recognised Canadian and international brands across a broad range of industries, including fashion, hospitality, media and entertainment, wine and spirits, pharmaceuticals and professional sports.

In his copyright practice, Mr Fong routinely acts on behalf of parties engaged in contract negotiations, administrative proceedings and litigation involving complex issues of copyright law, including the educational use of copyright-protected works, artists’ exhibition and reproduction rights, the provision of professional services in the visual arts and the use of music for public performances. He has appeared before the Copyright Board of Canada in numerous tariff proceedings, as well as before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.

Mr Fong is an active member of various committees of industry associations, including the International Trademark Association and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. He has spoken on both trademark and copyright-related issues at numerous conferences and seminars and has written extensively on trademark and IP issues generally.

Professional associations

  • CBA
  • INTA
  • IPIC

Sample client list

  • American Eagle Outfitters
  • Designer Shoe Warehouse
  • NBA Properties Inc
  • Square Enix
  • Teva Pharmaceuticals
  • Tory Burch
  • Treasury Wine Estates

Firm details

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
340 Albert Street
Suite 1900
Ottawa ON K1R 7Y6

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