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Jeilah Y. Chan

Partner, Trademark Agent

Intellectual Property Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.5779

Jeilah Chan's practice focuses on all aspects of intellectual property, including patent, trademark and copyright litigation and advisory matters. She appears before the Federal Court of Appeal, the Federal Court, the Ontario Superior Court, and the Trade-marks Opposition Board in summary cancellation and opposition proceedings.

Jeilah acts for clients from various industries (cosmetics, biotechnology, retail, food and luxury goods). She advises clients on advertising, packaging and labelling, and intellectual property matters, including the acquisition, management and enforcement of trademark portfolios.

Jeilah also has specific expertise in the area of pesticide data compensation issues and arbitrations.

Jeilah is an active fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, acting as Chair of the Basics of Law Committee and serving on the editorial board of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review Journal, and the Trademark Practice Committee. She also sits on the International Trademark Association Resource Committee where she writes articles and fact sheets on various trademark issues. Jeilah is a member of the Advocates’ Society.

While completing her LL.B., Jeilah spent a significant amount of time working as a Senior Editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal. Jeilah is fluent in spoken Chinese (Cantonese).

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  • 2017, WTR 1000 The World's Leading Trademark Professionals

    Jeilah Y. Chan, recognized among the top 1000 Trademark professionals in Enforcement and Litigation

    “flawless strategic and practical advice”
  • 2017, WTR 1000 The World's Leading Trademark Professionals

    Jeilah Y. Chan, recognized among the top 1000 Trademark professionals in Prosecution and Strategy
  • 2016, WTR 1000 The World's Leading Trademark Professionals

    Jeilah Y. Chan, recognized among the top 1000 Trademark professionals in Litigation and Enforcement


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