Graham Hood is a principal in Smart & Biggar’s Toronto office and a skilled trademark lawyer who helps brand owners protect, manage and monetize trademark portfolios. Graham’s counsel is sought after by brand owners focused on building and protecting their brands and reputations through efficient trademark clearance and prosecution. He regularly advises clients on effective strategies to manage and monetize their trademark portfolios and has successfully enforced clients’ trademark rights in Canada’s federal and provincial courts. Graham’s practice spans all aspects of trademark counselling, prosecution and litigation. He counsels brand owners through trademark selection, clearance and prosecution, as well as opposition proceedings, cancellation proceedings and invalidity expungement proceedings. His previous experience at the Canadian Trademarks Office benefits clients looking to defend their trademark applications and registrations before the Trademarks Opposition Board. University of Ottawa, JD (Law and Technology), 2011; Queen’s University, MPA, 2008; Queen’s University, BAH, 2007; Registered Trademark Agent, 2013. Called to the Ontario Bar in 2012.