DLA Piper (Canada) LLP continues leadership in trademark practice

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is pleased to be recognized as a leader in Canadian trademarks in the 2017 edition of World Trademark Review - The World's Leading Trademark Professionals.

The prestigious guide to leading trademark professionals around the world recommends three members of our Intellectual Property and Technology (IPT) Group as top practitioners in Canada and places the firm in the Silver band, noting that it “provides global brand strategy guidance to top domestic companies … while its international strength has brought in an abundance of new high-level clients.” 

WTR 1000 is unique in that it is the only guide dedicated to recognizing the world's leading trademark practitioners in the legal field. This select group of individuals is chosen subsequent to interviewing hundreds of lawyers, market commentators and clients, in addition to analyzing detailed firm submissions. Only those professionals with notable market feedback are included in the guide.

Congratulations to the following lawyers who are recognized as leaders in the guide:

Chris Bennett  - Recommended for Prosecution and Strategy (Silver)

“He is able to handle anything I can throw at him, from day-to-day management of registrations to diplomatically telling our marketing department how not to get us into a lawsuit. He is knowledgeable, conscientious and has a great sense of humour.”

Ron Dimock - Recommended for Enforcement and Litigation (Gold)

Clients “wouldn’t hesitate to recommend” Ron Dimock for any matter. The arrival of this percipient counsellor, star litigator and fabled name in Canada’s trademark market underlines the group’s lofty IP ambitions.

Sangeetha Punniyamoorthy - Recommended for Enforcement and Litigation and Prosecution and Strategy (Bronze)

“Her attention to detail is phenomenal; she can handle difficult briefs efficiently and in a way that makes them look easy.”


The DLA Piper IPT Group seamlessly combines technical expertise, innovative approaches, in-depth local knowledge and multi-jurisdictional reach to deliver market-leading solutions across all sectors. With leading trademark and copyright lawyers in major markets around the world, our widely respected team manages some of the largest global trademark portfolios for a number of the world’s most valuable brands and handles significant trademark litigation matters for leading global corporations.