Neil Melliship is a Partner and co-chair of the Intellectual Property and Information Technology practice groups at the Vancouver-based Canadian law firm of Clark Wilson LLP. Neil is a lawyer and a registered Canadian Trademark Agent, who actively speaks and writes on trademark and other IP issues including those relating to the Internet, domain name disputes and e-commerce. Neil has repeatedly been named to the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, an annual listing of the world’s leading trademark practitioners in the category of Individuals: Prosecution and Strategy. He has also repeatedly been recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada in the areas of Intellectual Property Law, Technology Law and Information Technology Law and by the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, in the area of Intellectual Property.
Jeffrey Vicq is a Partner and co-chair of the Intellectual Property and Information Technology practice groups at Clark Wilson. A lawyer and registered Canadian Trademark Agent, Jeffrey has written and spoken extensively on IP and commercial law issues relating to the Internet and to e-commerce in Canada. In addition to trademark portfolio management, clearance and prosecution, Jeffrey’s practice also includes hardware and software development, licensing, distribution, outsourcing, maintenance and purchase contracts. Jeffrey has repeatedly been named to the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000, Best Lawyers in Canada and Who’s Who Legal.
Scott Lamb is a Partner with Clark Wilson, a member of the Intellectual Property group and the co-chair of the firm’s Higher Learning group. He is a lawyer and a registered Canadian Trademark Agent. Scott’s practice focuses on trademark, copyright, patent and trade secret matters, disputes and litigation. His work on trademarks and trademark injunctions has been published in the CLEBC’s Annual Review of Law & Practice and the INTA Bulletin of the International Trademark Association.
Monica Sharma is a Partner with Clark Wilson’s Technology and Intellectual Property groups. She is a lawyer and a registered Canadian Trademark Agent. Monica practices in the area of complex commercial transactions, including technology-based transactions, commercialization of technology and intellectual property, mergers and acquisitions, outsourcing and e-commerce transactions.
Athar K. Malik
Athar Malik is a Partner with Clark Wilson, and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property, Information Technology and Higher Learning practice groups. A lawyer and registered Canadian Trademark Agent, his practice focuses on all aspects of Canadian trademark and copyright law, including clearance, prosecution, licensing and contentious matters. Athar is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and is a member of the editorial board of the Canadian Intellectual Property Review (formerly the editor-in-chief).
Caroline is a Trademark Consultant with Clark Wilson’s Intellectual Property group. She brings significant international experience, having studied in the UK and worked with law firms and organizations in New York, California, and Germany. Her work has focused primarily on trademark clearance, prosecution, conflicts, and portfolio management as well as copyright, IP licensing, and due diligence matters.
David Bowden is an Associate with Clark Wilson’s Intellectual Property group. David practices in the area of trademark prosecution and opposition. A member of the bar of both Ontario and British Columbia, he has experience in all types of intellectual property litigation.