Melissa Dimilta practices in all areas of intellectual property law. Melissa assists clients with resolving and litigating intellectual property disputes with an emphasis on patent litigation and trademark litigation. In particular, Melissa has significant experience litigating under the Patented Medicines (NOC) Regulations. Melissa is also a registered trademark agent in Canada and is involved in trademark prosecution and opposition proceedings.
Melissa advises clients from various industries including the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, agriculture, retail, and luxury goods industries. In addition to advising clients on a range of intellectual property matters involving patent, trademark and copyright issues, she also advises clients on regulatory, product regulation and compliance matters in relation to food and drug products.
Melissa is a member of the Advocates' Society, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Canadian Bar Association.
Prior to becoming an associate, Melissa articled with the firm.
- Successfully represented TELUS Corporation in four trademark opposition proceedings brought by Shaw Telecommunications Inc.
- Prosecuted numerous trade-mark applications.
- Assisted various clients on the advertising, labelling, packaging and other requirements under, and compliance with: the Food and Drugs Act; the Food and Drugs Regulations; the Natural Health Products Regulations; the Medical Devices Regulations; and the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations.
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