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Steven Kennedy & Eric Mayzel Named Rising Stars by ManagingIP


Steven Kennedy and Eric Mayzel have been honoured by Managing Intellectual Property as 2019 Rising Stars.

The list recognises some of the best up-and-coming IP practitioners who contribute to the success of their firms and clients. (Learn more here.)

A Registered Trade-Mark Agent, Steven’s practice focuses on trademark and copyright law. He works with rights holders and brand owners to secure and enforce their intellectual property rights in Canada and abroad and has appeared before the Federal and Ontario courts as well as administrative tribunals, including the Trademarks Opposition Board. He has been a member of leadership committees for the International Trademark Association since 2013, and currently serves as a member of the Non-Traditional Marks Committee. Steven was also named a Rising Star in 2018.

Eric practices civil litigation with an emphasis on intellectual property law, franchise law, and class actions. He focuses on the strategic and practical resolution of disputes through trial, appeal, mediation, and arbitration. Eric has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, Ontario Court of Appeal, Superior Court of Justice, Federal Tax Court of Canada, Tax Court of Canada, and the Copyright Board of Canada.

ManagingIP was founded in 1990 and has been researching and ranking IP firms since 1996. As a well-respected publisher in the IP industry, their legal directory, IP Stars, is considered to be among the most authoritative and comprehensive.

Congratulations, Steven and Eric!