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Alain Y. Dussault

Alain Y. Dussault

Partner and Trademark Agent

Expertise

  • Copyrights
  • Intellectual Property litigation
  • Contracts, Titles, and Due Diligence Reviews
  • Intellectual Property

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Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada

Profile

Partner | Lawyer - Trade-mark Agent

Alain Y. Dussault is a partner, lawyer and trade-mark agent in Lavery?s intellectual property group. He practices mainly in intellectual property litigation and has an extensive experience in patents, trade-marks, copyrights and industrial designs litigations.

He acted in several high-profile intellectual property litigations including multijurisdictional litigation for clients in various industries, such as: pharmaceutical, food, electronics, forest and entertainment.

He has represented prestigious clients in complex litigation before the Québec Courts, Federal Courts and the Supreme Court of Canada. He regularly advises his clients regarding the registration, the management and the protection of their intellectual property.

Alain has acquired considerable experience in anti-counterfeiting matters, including the execution of Anton Piller orders. He regularly represents several multinational companies in the field of fashion, cosmetics and consumer products.

His extensive knowledge of IP law, as well as his accessibility and his practical approach, are particularly appreciated by his clients.

Publications

  • Les recours douaniers ? Le projet de loi C-8: la fin de « Canada sans frontières » en propriété intellectuelle; Développements récents en propriété intellectuelle, 2014, Éditions Yvon Blais
  • ?Canada strengthens the protection of copyright and trademark rights with the enactment of new border enforcement measures?, Newsletter GGData, January 14, 2015
  • ?Bill C-56 : A greater role for customs officers in combating counterfeiting?, Technology and intellectual Property Bulletin, April 2013

Education

  • LL.B., Université de Montréal, 1997 
Areas of Practice

Contracts, Titles, and Due Diligence Reviews | Copyrights | Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property litigation | Trade Secrets | Trade-Marks and Domain Names

Articles

  • Bell v. Cogeco: Unfair competition – the “best Internet experience” results in an unfavorable judicial experience
  • Canada strengthens the protection of copyright and trademark rights with the enactment of new border enforcement measures
  • Estoppel based on patent prosecution history in Canada: The Pandora’s box is opened
  • Intellectual Property: New Options for Patent Ownership Disputes
  • The Court of Appeal Adds a Few More Shades to Canada’s Grey Market
  • The Doctrine of File Wrapper Estoppel in Canada: The Court of Appeal Hands Down its Decision
  • Winkler v. Hendley: The Federal Court applies a subjective standard to the notion of “history”

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