Ryan Smith is a software and marketing lawyer.
With expertise in commercial and intellectual property law, Ryan is ideally suited to advise software and marketing companies. He has extensive experience negotiating complex contracts concerning software and intellectual property rights, including licensing agreements, software procurement, and software as a service contracts. Ryan regularly advises on the establishing of software and marketing companies, protecting and commercializing intellectual property assets, and managing daily legal issues of the businesses.
As a Registered Trade-mark Agent, Ryan assists clients in filing trade-mark applications, providing trade-mark clearance searches and opinions, trade-mark oppositions, and trade-mark litigation. For copyright law, Ryan provides comprehensive advice, especially as a part of development contracts for software, literary works, graphic art, music, and in litigation.
- Trade-mark Agent, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, 2007
- University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Juris Doctor, 2004.
- University of Guelph, Honours Bachelor of Arts, German Business, 2000.
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