Robert A. Fashler, FCIArb
Partner, Trade-mark Agent

Vanguard Intellectual Property LLP (VIP)

101-1001 W Broadway, Suite 674
Vancouver, BC V6H 4E4
Phone: (604) 259-7000

Robert A. Fashler, FCIArb, is a senior intellectual property and technology lawyer, trademark agent, arbitrator and mediator. Rob has extensive experience establishing, commercializing and enforcing IP, technology, and trade secrets, and resolving related disputes. For several years, Lexpert® and Best Lawyers have recognized Rob as a leader in Intellectual Property, Computer/IT Law, and Technology Transactions. Best Lawyers in Canada has honoured Rob as Vancouver Lawyer of the Year several times between 2012 and 2017 in technology categories. Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) also regularly includes Rob in its global listings (The Patent 1,000 and Licensing 250). Lexpert® recognizes Rob as a Leading Canadian Lawyer in Global Mining (2015/16 and 2016/17). Rob is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and is a listed arbitrator and mediator with the World Intellectual Property Organization, the International Trademark Association, the National Arbitration Forum, and the BC International Commercial Arbitration Centre. Rob served as an Adjunct Professor with Osgoode Hall Law School, and the BC Regional Director for its LLM Program in e-Business Law.

Year Called to the Bar:1981 (BC)
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