LudlowLaw -- Intellectual Property Law and Advocacy

Professional Qualifications:

  • Called to the Bar of the Province of Ontario in 1982.

  • Since June 13, 1996, Mr. Ludlow has been and continues to be certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) as a Specialist in Intellectual Property (Trade-Mark & Copyright) Law.

  • Registered Canadian Trademark Agent since 1982.

  • Recognized as a Trademark Practitioner before the United States Trademarks Office.

Education:

  • Gregory Ludlow received his Bachelor of Arts (History - East Asian Studies) from York University, 1976 (First in Japanese Language Studies).

  • He received his Juris Doctor degree from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1979.

Professional Associations:

  • Member of The Advocates’ Society.

  • Past Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada ("IPIC"); Member of the governing Council of IPIC (1996-1998); Chair of its Intellectual Property Trade Policy Committee (1992-2000) and previous member of its Industrial Designs; Trademark Harmonization; Licensing; and Domain Names and Trademarks on the Internet Committees.

  • Member of the Executive (Past Co-Chair 2002-2004) of the Entertainment, Media and Communications Law Section of the Ontario Bar Association.

  • Member of the Intellectual Property Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association.

  • Past Member of the International Trademark Association (INTA). Past Member of the INTA Enforcement Committee.

Publications & Presentations:

Publications:

  • Update on Canadian Border Measures - Operational Details, International Trademark Association BULLETIN, Vol. 58, No. 14, 1 August 2003 by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • IP Audits: An Essential Business Practise, Legal News, www.zsa.ca, 22 May 2003, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Canadian Border Measures, International Obligations and Administrative Initiative, International Trademark Association BULLETIN, Vol. 58, No. 8, 15 April 2003 by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Survey of Intellectual Property Law: Part V: Copyright and Industrial Designs (1987-1999) 31 Ottawa Law Review 93, 2000, by Gregory C. Ludlow and Mark A. LeBlanc.

  • Copyright and the Challenge of the Digital World, Canadian International Lawyer, Vol. 3, No. 4, 1999 by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Survey of Intellectual Property Law: Part IV: Patents (1986-1998) 30 Ottawa Law Review 117, 1999, by Gregory C. Ludlow and Anne M. Godbout.

  • Canada Narrows Authors Rights, Intellectual Property Worldwide, July/August 1998, by Gregory C. Ludlow and Anne M. Godbout.

  • Survey of Intellectual Property Law: Part III: Trade-Marks (Enforcement) (1988-1996) 28 Ottawa Law Review 203, 1997, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Survey of Intellectual Property Law: Part II: Trademarks-Suitability of Applications and Validity of Registrations (1982-1995) 27 Ottawa Law Review 339, 1996, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Survey of Intellectual Property Law: Part I: Summary of Government Activity”, (1987-1993) 25 Ottawa Law Review 89, 1993, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

Presentations:

  • Global Treaties And Their Impact On Canada, International Patent Practice session at INFONEX program Intellectual Property Summit 2003, Toronto, January 2003, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Strategies for Protecting Inventions and Trademarks in Emerging Markets, Proceedings of the International Law Section at 1997 Annual Institute of Continuing Legal Education of the Canadian Bar Association-Ontario, Toronto, by Gregory C. Ludlow with contributions by Casey August, Sukumar Karuppiah and Yvonne Chua.

  • The Impact of the TRIPS Chapters of NAFTA and WTO (GATT) on Trademark and Copyright Law: A Canadian Perspective, Proceedings of the Practising Law Institute program Global Trademark and Copyright: Management and Protection, San Francisco, October, 1996, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • NAFTA AND WTO (GATT) The TRIPS Chapters: Licensing in a Free Trading World, Proceedings of The Canadian Institute program January, 1996, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Testimony by Gregory C. Ludlow before House of Commons Committee of the Parliament of Canada in respect of legislation implementing the World Trade Organization Agreement (WTO) and consequential amendments to the intellectual property statutes of Canada, 16 November, 1994.

  • International Patenting and Technology Licensing Issues,Proceedings of the Law Society of Upper Canada program Advising Your Corporate Clientele in a Global Marketplace, October, 1993, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Remedies and Strategies for Continued Enforcement, Proceedings of the Law Society of Upper Canada program On Your Mark, Get Set & Logo, September, 1993, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Testimony by Gregory C. Ludlow before House of Commons Committee of the Parliament of Canada in respect of legislation implementing the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and consequential amendments to the intellectual property statutes of Canada, 5 May, 1993.

  • Intellectual Property Concerns of Canada for a North American Free Trade Agreement, Presented to a Joint Meeting of the District of Columbia Bar-Patent Trademark Copyright (PTC) and International Law Sections, The ITC Trial Lawyers Section and the PTC Section of the Bar Association of the District of Columbia, September, 1992, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Canadian Perspective on the NAFTA and GATT Intellectual Property Provisions, Proceedings of FICPI US/Canada Joint Meeting, Williamsburg, Virginia, June 1992, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

  • Restraining Parallel Imports in North America, Europe and Japan, Proceedings of the International Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association- Ontario program Going Global with Innovative Products: Securing the Intellectual Property Advantage, Toronto, November, 1991, by Gregory C. Ludlow.

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