Partner and member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. Trent is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Intellectual Property Law: Patent/Trademark/Copyright. He has appeared as lead counsel in a wide range of intellectual property matters at the tribunal, trial and appellate level. Trent has particular expertise in patent litigation in a variety of technologies, ranging from genetically modified plants to manufacturing equipment. Trent is also a registered trademark agent in Canada and is involved in trademark prosecution, summary cancellation and opposition proceedings. Trent is frequently asked to present on intellectual property and advocacy issues. He is a contributing author to two publications on Federal Court practice and procedure (Federal Courts of Canada Service and Canadian Federal Courts Practice) and is a regular contributor to the Supreme Court Law Review. Trent is a member of the Federal Court Rules Committee, the Federal Court IP Users’ Group, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (serving as Chair of the Litigation Committee) and the Canadian Bar Association (serving on the Court Practice and Trademark Committees). Called to the Ontario Bar (1997).