John C. Cotter
Partner

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

100 King St W, Suite 6200, 1 First Cdn Pl, PO Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8
Phone: (416) 862-5662
Fax: (416) 862-6666
E-mail: jcotter@osler.com
 
 
 

John is a litigator with 30 years of experience who focuses on intellectual property and information technology litigation, and has a commercial litigation background. He has extensive experience in disputes relating to copyright (including infringement claims, ownership disputes and Copyright Board tariff proceedings), trademarks (including infringement claims, expungement proceedings, Trademark Opposition Board proceedings), domain names, trade secrets/confidential information, counterfeit products, misleading advertising, software licensing and IT projects. John’s commercial litigation includes contractual disputes and tort claims. His practice includes trials, hearings, arbitrations, appeals and judicial review proceedings. John also speaks and writes frequently on intellectual property and litigation matters and is actively involved in committee work with the National Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.


Year Called to the Bar:1988 (ON)
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