Matthew Boyd  

Associate

Executive Summary

Matthew Boyd is an associate lawyer and trademark agent in our Ottawa office. His practice encompasses trademark prosecution, litigation, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and domain issues, both in Canada and internationally.

Matthew has assisted clients in the protection and enforcement of trademarks before the Trademarks Opposition Board and the Federal Court of Canada. Over the course of his career, he has worked with a wide variety of clients — from small and medium-sized businesses to multinational corporations — in the selection and prosecution of trademarks in Canada.

Prior to joining us, Matthew worked in the intellectual property department of a large national firm in Ottawa. Matthew also worked as a software developer at a leading insurance company and at a nuclear power generator prior to pursuing his legal studies.

Publications & Presentations

  • Speaker, “Trademarks in Social Media — Hashtags”, 7th International Asociación Mexicana para la Protección de la Propiedad Intelectual (AMPPI) Conference, Mexico City, March 2018

Rankings & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2017 edition of the Legal 500 Canada (Intellectual Property)