- University of Windsor, LL.B.
- University of Western Ontario, B.A.
John practises in the areas of intellectual property and information technology litigation and has a commercial litigation background. He has extensive experience in disputes relating to copyright, trademarks, domain names, trade secrets/confidential information, counterfeit products, misleading advertising, software licensing and IT projects including disputes arising out of software development and software integration projects. Examples of his recent cases include: anti-counterfeiting cases; trademark and copyright infringement actions; Copyright Board of Canada hearings; software licensing disputes; trade secrets/confidential information claims; disputes arising from software development and consulting projects; technology licensing and domain name disputes; misleading advertising claims; appeals from decisions of the Registrar of Trade-marks; and trade-mark expungement and opposition proceedings. John’s commercial litigation background includes contractual disputes, product liability matters and tort claims. John also speaks and writes frequently on intellectual property and litigation matters and has served on the Editorial Board of the Canadian Patent Reporter.