James R. Palmer - Partner

James R. Palmer

The Professional

Jim is a registered Trademarks Agent who joined the firm in 1989.

Jim has 30 years of experience in all areas of intellectual property practice; however, his area of specialty is trademarks including domestic and foreign trademark practices and prosecution, pre-clearance searches, oppositions, s.45 non-use cancellation actions, and portfolio management.

Jim is a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and has been very active with this organization including service as both an Examiner and chair of the Trademark Agent Examination committee; and also, serving as a Councillor and the President of the IPIC Council.

Jim has participated in discussion panels, presented papers on trademarks and related topics, and continues to enjoy speaking to groups on the subject of trademarks.


Qualifications

B.A. Hons. (Philosophy and Psychology)
Registered Trademark Agent

The Person

Jim is very personable and always has a story that will make you laugh. He is an avid golfer, and, perhaps not by accident, lives next door to a golf course community. Jim also enjoys playing the guitar, going to the theater and concerts and spending time with friends and family.