Christopher J. Pibus

Gowling WLG

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 862-5737
Fax: (416) 862-7661

Christopher Pibus practises in intellectual property litigation. His practice touches on all aspects of IP, including patents, designs, copyright, trademarks and domain names. He has extensive experience in strategic portfolio management and licensing of IP assets in Canada and internationally, and maintains a significant practice relating to counterfeiting, trans-shipping and parallel imports. Chris practises before the Federal Court (Trial Division and Court of Appeal), the Ontario Courts and the Trademark Opposition Board at CIPO. He has appeared as counsel of record in more than 50 reported decisions. In 2004, Chris was appointed as a panellist for WIPO’s domain name panel in Geneva. Written over 180 decisions and developed a substantial practice in domain name disputes. Since 2008, Chris has served as a lecturer on trademark litigation at the McGill University/ITIC trademarks programme. Since 2009, Chris has served as an arbitrator for the Independent Film & Television Alliance. Chris has written and presented on a wide variety of IP topics, including Anton Piller Orders, injunctions and domain names. He has been recognized in his field by various publications such as The Best Lawyers in Canada, Lexpert®, Chambers Global and WTR–The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals.

Year Called to the Bar:1983 (ON)
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