Sarah Kilpatrick  

Sarah Kilpatrick

Ottawa
World Exchange Plaza, Suite 2000
45 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1P 1A4

t: 613.691.6126
e: sarah.kilpatrick@mcmillan.ca

overview

Sarah Kilpatrick is an associate in the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Her practice focuses primarily on new media / copyright, trade-marks, domain names, intellectual property litigation and corporate transactions involving IP.

She regularly advises multinational social media companies and broadcasters on copyright issues, including issues arising from the use of music on the Internet. She also represents numerous parties before the Copyright Board of Canada in relation to the certification of copyright tariffs. Sarah also negotiates copyright licenses for authors and publishers and other owners and users.

Sarah's trade-mark practice focuses on conducting searches, providing opinions and advice on registrability, filing and prosecuting applications, representing clients in opposition and expungement proceedings, and trade-mark infringement matters, as well as domestic and international trade-mark portfolio management.

She also regularly advises clients and corporate counsel on transactions involving the transfer or licensing of intellectual property.

Sarah is a Registered Trade-mark Agent in Canada.

Publications

Could Donald Trump Make America Great Again In Canada?
Why use this slogan anywhere else?
Avoiding Liability when using Keyword Advertising
Bloggers in a Dangerous Time – Free Speech, Defamation and Internet Discourse
Internet Intermediaries and Copyright Owners Take Notice: Canada's Notice-and-Notice Regime Comes into Force
Federal Court Considers Whether Copyright Subsists in Five-Digit Codes and the Elements of a Valid Certification Mark
Make up your Mind: Damages & Costs Awarded for Wilful Trade-Mark Infringement, Failing to Fully Participate in Proceedings and Disclosing Details of Settlement Discussions
Copyright Reform Bill C - 11
IP à la Carte: A Caution for Acquisitions Involving Intellectual Property

News

McMillan LLP ranks among top Canadian patent and trademark firms in Managing Intellectual Property's IP Stars Handbook
Make Up Your Mind: Damages & Costs Awarded for Wilful Trade-Mark Infringement

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, JD - 2008
  • University of Waterloo, BA (Hons.)(Co-op) - 2004

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2009

Practices

intellectual property
copyright
trademarks
social media
confidential information
licensing
technology
intellectual property litigation

Industries

entertainment
media
information technology

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • International Trademarks Association – Copyright Committee
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada – Internet Committee

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Sarah Kilpatrick is an associate in the firm's Intellectual Property and Technology Group. Her practice focuses primarily on new media / copyright, trade-marks, domain names, intellectual property litigation and corporate transactions involving IP.

She regularly advises multinational social media companies and broadcasters on copyright issues, including issues arising from the use of music on the Internet. She also represents numerous parties before the Copyright Board of Canada in relation to the certification of copyright tariffs. Sarah also negotiates copyright licenses for authors and publishers and other owners and users.

Sarah's trade-mark practice focuses on conducting searches, providing opinions and advice on registrability, filing and prosecuting applications, representing clients in opposition and expungement proceedings, and trade-mark infringement matters, as well as domestic and international trade-mark portfolio management.

She also regularly advises clients and corporate counsel on transactions involving the transfer or licensing of intellectual property.

Sarah is a Registered Trade-mark Agent in Canada.