Miller Thomson lawyers recognized among the world’s leading trademark professionals by World Trademark Review 1000

February 18, 2021 | Alexandre Ajami, Aiyaz Alibhai, Catherine M. Dennis Brooks, Wayne Logan, David Schnurr | Vancouver, Calgary, Kitchener-Waterloo, Toronto, Montréal

For the fifth consecutive year, Miller Thomson is pleased to be ranked among Canada’s leading trademark firms in the 2021 edition of The World Trademark Review (WTR) annual guide, WTR 1000.

Described as “the darling of many Canadian as well as international companies,” Miller Thomson is praised for its commitment to the “highest standards of customer care.” The Miller Thomson trademark team is also recognized for providing “comprehensive advice that is finely calibrated according to the needs of each individual client.”

On an individual basis, Catherine Dennis BrooksDavid Schnurr and Wayne Logan make “well-deserved returns” to the guide, and are joined by newcomers Aiyaz Alibhai and Alexandre Ajami.

Alibhai’s broad practice – encompassing all aspects of IP protection, monetisation and enforcement – is characterised by his “sophisticated business sense”. “He resolves disputes cost effectively and strategically”, showing a knack for “seeing the forest from the trees”. A key contributor to the success of the prosecution division, Ajami is perspicacious about brand strategy and licensing. “Catherine does terrific work and is extremely responsive. She is fantastic at coordinating global filings in a seamless manner.” “Working with David is refreshing – he understands his clients and how to best support global businesses.” Logan has an eye on emerging technologies and understands their impact on clients’ branding positions.

The WTR 1000 is the only definitive guide exclusively dedicated to identifying the world’s leading trademark legal services providers. World Trademark Review bases its recommendations on exhaustive qualitative research identifying the firms and individuals garnering substantial positive feedback from the market. The process also accounts for factors such as depth of expertise, market presence and the level of work on which they are typically instructed.