TORONTO, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - The Intellectual Property Group at Cassels Brock has been recognized by the World Trademark Review's WTR1000 2014, a ranking of leading trade-mark practitioners globally. In particular, Shane Hardy was recognized for his legal expertise and client service excellence in trade-mark practice.
The guide's editors noted that clients rely on Cassels Brock when IP is the cornerstone of their business and protecting it is crucial. One client noted: "Every time we have worked with Cassels, we have had a win or a positive settlement." Shane Hardy was singled out as a leading practitioner in this area: "He consider[s] the client's business and brand strategically ... and is a rising star of Canadian trademark law."
Published by World Trademark Review – the world's only independent multimedia publication dedicated exclusively to reporting on trademark issues – the WTR 1000 is comprised of in-depth jurisdiction-specific chapters which analyze the local market and identify leading practitioners and firms.
About Shane Hardy
Shane Hardy's (www.casselsbrock.com/People/Shane_Hardy) extensive trade-mark practice has seen him act as counsel to a wide range of Canadian and international intellectual property rights holders and has allowed him to assist in the protection and enforcement of some of the world's most famous trade-marks.
About Cassels Brock
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP (www.casselsbrock.com) is a leading Canadian law firm focused on serving the transaction, advocacy and advisory needs of multinational, national and mid-market entities in Canada's most dynamic business sectors.
SOURCE: Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
For further information: Joy O'Hara, Communications Specialist, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP, [email protected], 416-642-7454.