Melissa Binns

Gowling WLG

1 Main St W
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Z5
Phone: (905) 540-3241
Fax: (905) 523-2946

Melissa Binns is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Hamilton office. Her practice focuses in the areas of patent and trademark litigation and pharmaceutical regulatory law, as well as copyright litigation and licensing. Her litigation and enforcement experience spans a broad range of subject matters, including biotechnology, pharmaceutical and related processes, apparel, computer software and information technology, domain names, branding, and famous trademarks. Melissa has appeared before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal as well as the Ontario courts and acts for a wide range of Canadian and foreign clients. Melissa is also a registered trademark agent and regularly provides advice to Canadian and international clients regarding the protection and enforcement of trademark rights in Canada, including trademark opposition and expungement proceedings, trademark infringement, trademark litigation, and anti-counterfeiting matters. She was recognized in 2018 as one of Lexpert®'s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40."

Year Called to the Bar:2007
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