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Five Cassels Partners Recognized by WTR1000 2022


Cassels is proud to announce that five members of the firm’s Intellectual Property team have been recognized by the World Trademark Review (WTR) in its latest ranking of leading Canadian trademark professionals.

The firm is described as delivering “a reassuringly comprehensive service, covering everything from portfolio management, complex litigation, and IP-rich M&A transactions,” with one client raving: “The entire Cassels Brock & Blackwell team is outstanding.”

Mark Davis, Alison Hayman, Steven Kennedy, Jennifer McKenzie, and Stephen Selznick were all identified as leading individuals. WTR goes on to say:

  • Alison Hayman “does wonderful work, especially when it comes to deals in the cannabis industry.”
  • Steven Kennedy is “one of the finest litigators in the country and his knowledge of the field is astounding.”
  • Jennifer McKenzie “is a go-to for clients in the pre-packaged consumer goods sectors as well as cosmetics and drugs.”
  • Stephen Selznick “is highlighted for his extremely intelligent and highly proactive approach.”

The WTR 1000 research directory, which focuses exclusively on trademark practices and practitioners, has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking world-class legal trademark expertise. Learn more here.