Justine Whitehead is Managing Partner of the Ottawa office and Head of the Intellectual Property Group. Justine regularly counsels clients in connection with the acquisition and protection of intellectual property rights, especially in the context of commercial and transactional matters. Justine has also appeared before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal on matters relating to intellectual property and international trade. As a Best Lawyers in Canada–ranked lawyer in Intellectual Property, Justine’s extensive track record of success includes the negotiating and drafting of technology services and intellectual property licensing agreements, as well as counselling clients with the acquisition, protection and enforcement of intellectual property rights in connection with trademark prosecution and portfolio management. She has also provided counsel pertaining to the marketing, advertising and sale of regulated consumer products including food and beverages, natural health products, cosmetics, pharmaceutical products, medical devices, consumer chemicals, pesticides, and hazardous products. Justine is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the International Trademark Association (INTA), and the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC).