Catherine (Cat) Lovrics is a Partner at Marks & Clerk Canada, Head of the firm’s Copyright and Digital Groups, and a senior member of the Trademarks Group. Cat’s practice focuses on copyright, trademarks, personality and publicity rights, as well as marketing and advertising law, consumer protection and data and privacy law.
Cat is among Canada’s leading copyright and trademark practitioners. She was the Leader of the Copyright & Digital Media Group and Co-Leader of the Privacy Cybersecurity & Data Protection Group of a highly ranked Canadian intellectual property firm.
Cat has helped national and multinational clients protect, exploit and enforce their IP in a wide range of industries, from creative industries and emergent tech to fashion and food. Cat manages large international trademark portfolios, and has coordinated global enforcement and anti-counterfeiting programs. She advises on IP clearance, rights acquisition, licensing and enforcement.
She is the Chair of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Copyright Committee. She is a Board member of Artists and Lawyers for the Advancement of Creativity, which coordinates Artists’ Legal Advice Services, commonly known as ALAS. Cat is also a Trustee of the Copyright Society of the USA (CSUSA). Cat also serves on AdStandards Council.
Over the years, Cat has received various awards and accolades, including being named a Lexpert Leading Lawyers Rising Star in 2018.