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Intellectual Property

St-Amant & Vien Avocats d’affaires provides an array of advice on matters relating to intellectual property (IP) to help maximize the commercial value of your company. In addition to managing your IP portfolio, our expertise also covers registering, licensing and selling IP rights as part of technology transfer operations. Our IP team is made up of trademark agents duly authorized to practice before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Regulatory frameworks differ from country to country, and in this regard, we have forged essential relationships with IP professionals around the world to support our work with our clients.
  • Trademark availability searches and reports
  • Trademark application preparation, processing and filing
  • Trademark portfolio management
  • Trademark expungement and opposition proceedings
  • Preparation and filing of copyright applications
  • Preparation, filing and processing of industrial design applications
  • Drafting, filing and processing of Plant breeders’ right certificates with Agriculture Canada
  • Preparation and filing of integrated circuit topography applications
  • Advice on patent matters
  • Internet and e-commerce – general terms and conditions of sale, terms of use and privacy policy
  • Counterfeiting, unfair competition and passing-off
  • Drafting of IP licensing and assignment agreements
  • Drafting of confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
  • Drafting of collaborative research and technology development agreements
  • Drafting of original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreements
  • IP protection strategy that includes the know-how
  • IP due diligence
  • Signage – Charter of the French language
  • Trade names

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Quebec Office

824 avenue Myrand 
Québec (Québec) G1V 2V5
Phone/Fax : 581 814-0774
Email :

Montreal Office

550 ch. du Golf,
bureau 202,
Montréal (Québec) H3E 1A2
Phone/Fax : 581 814-0774
Email :

S&V Notaires

824 Myrand Avenue 
Québec (Québec) G1V 2V5
Tel.:418 687-5454
Fax: 418 687-0540