A trusted advisor and strategist, Trent Horne has been guiding clients to successful resolution of intellectual property disputes for 20 years.
Trent is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. He has been certified as a specialist in all areas of intellectual property by the Law Society of Upper Canada and has appeared as lead counsel in a wide range of intellectual property matters at the tribunal, trial and appellate level.
He has particular expertise in patent litigation in a variety of technologies, ranging from genetically modified plants to manufacturing equipment. Trent is also a registered trademark agent in Canada and is involved in trademark prosecution, summary cancellation and opposition proceedings.
Trent is frequently asked to present on intellectual property and advocacy issues. He a contributing author to two publications on Federal Court practice and procedure (Federal Courts of Canada Service and Canadian Federal Courts Practice) and is a regular contributor to the Supreme Court Law Review.
He is a member of the Federal Court Rules Committee, the Federal Court IP Users’ Group, the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (serving as Chair of the Litigation Committee) and the Canadian Bar Association (serving on the Court Practice and Trademark Committees).