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Osler lawyers recognized by IP STARS 2024

Jun 10, 2024 2 MIN READ
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Donna White

Ottawa Managing Partner, Ottawa

Osler is proud to announce Donna White’s designation as one of the Top 250 Women in IP by Managing IP’s IP STARS 2024 legal directory.

This global recognition honours the top female practitioners in intellectual property (IP) who have “performed exceptionally for their clients and firms in the past year.” She is one of 17 IP lawyers in Canada to receive the honour this year.

Donna is the Managing Partner of Osler’s Ottawa office and her practice focuses on trademark prosecution with a significant emphasis on proceedings before the Trademarks Opposition Board. Her expertise encompasses international and domestic trademark counselling, licensing, Internet and domain name issues, trade-mark enforcement and product labelling.

Additionally, five of our Intellectual Property lawyers have been recognized in the 2024 IP STARS Canada guide, by Managing IP. This guide recognizes the leading IP law firms and practitioners worldwide. In assessing its rankings, IP STARS conducts extensive research and obtains information from thousands of firms, IP practitioners and their clients through interviews, email and online surveys. Rankings are determined based on several aspects including expertise, workload, market reputation/track record, outcomes achieved for clients and unique strengths in a given practice area.

Osler congratulates the following lawyers on earning individual rankings:

  • Alison Hayman was recognized as a “Trade Mark Star 2024”
  • Barry Fong was recognized as a “Trade Mark Star 2024”
  • Brad White was recognized as a “Patent Star 2024”
  • Donna White was recognized as a “Trade Mark Star 2024”
  • Nathaniel Lipkus was recognized as a “Patent Star 2024”

The IP STARS’ research process covers 80 jurisdictions, including the most active for IP protection, exploitation and enforcement. Conducted over a six-month period, the research is based on findings from global surveys, interviews and client feedback.

More information about the recognition can be found on IP STARS’ website.

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Donna White

Ottawa Managing Partner, Ottawa