Nathan FanBSc, JD


Canadian Trademark Agent, Barrister and Solicitor

Offices: Toronto (Canada)

Languages spoken: English


Telephone (Direct): +1 416 849 8425

Telephone (Office): +1 416 595 1155

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Nathan Fan

Nathan is an intellectual property lawyer who advises on the acquisition, enforcement and commercialization of intellectual property rights across a wide range of sectors and also advises on commercial matters.

Nathan has particular experience in trade-mark, copyright and patent litigation and has appeared before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal in Canada. Nathan also has experience in trademark opposition and cancellation matters and regularly appears before the Canadian Trademarks Opposition Board and in appeals before the Federal Court.

Nathan also advises clients on domain name, counterfeit/piracy and various online intellectual property matters.

As a registered Canadian Trademark Agent, Nathan regularly advises clients on the clearance, filing and prosecution of trademarks and the management of global trademark portfolios.

On the commercial side, Nathan advises on the negotiation and drafting of commercial contracts involving the acquisition, sale and licensing of intellectual property rights. Nathan also represents clients in various commercial litigation matters before the Ontario Superior Court.

Nathan is actively involved in the intellectual property community as a committee member in the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the International Trademark Association (INTA). Nathan is also a contributing author to various legal texts, including Hughes on Trade Marks, Trademarks Act & Commentary, and Canadian Forms & Precedents – Intellectual Property.

Nathan received a B.Sc., Joint Honours Biology and Political Science from the University of Waterloo in 2008 and a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School in 2011.

Outside of work, Nathan enjoys travelling, family life, and exploring new music or making his own.


Hilton Worldwide Holding LLP v. Miller Thomson (2018 FC 895)

POSTED 12 October 2018

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