Erin boasts over two decades of expertise as a seasoned trademark agent, having earned her certification as a Canadian Trademark Agent in 2009.
Her client roster spans a spectrum of sizes, from small businesses to multinational corporations, and she consistently goes above and beyond to cater to their needs.
Throughout her extensive career, Erin has cultivated relationships with legal counterparts worldwide. Her deep understanding of the regulatory landscapes in these areas enables her to streamline processes, ultimately saving her clients valuable time and resources.
Erin has a track record of resolving opposition and cancellation proceedings favorably for her clients, including cases abroad. Additionally, she aids clients in safeguarding their brands at Canadian borders to combat counterfeit goods effectively.
Passionate about trademark law, Erin actively engages with the community, delivering presentations on intellectual property to students and local business organizations. She strives to instill an understanding of the importance of IP protection.
Beyond her professional endeavors, Erin serves as President of the Tourette Canada Ottawa Chapter, advocating for individuals with Tourette Syndrome and promoting awareness to combat misconceptions.
During her leisure hours, Erin relishes quality family time. Saturdays hold a special place in her heart as she eagerly embraces the tradition of horseback riding with her daughter. Beyond that, Erin and her family enjoy embarking on road trips, exploring new places, and delving into their rich histories. If there’s an opportunity to intertwine intellectual property discussions into their travels, Erin finds it even more rewarding, embracing her inner “nerd” with enthusiasm.
Embracing their deep affinity for nature, Erin and her family undertake the unique hobby of nurturing Monarch butterflies from eggs to fully-fledged specimens. For two months each year, their dining room undergoes a magical transformation into a Monarch hatchery. In 2021, their efforts reached new heights, marking it as the most successful year yet in their Monarch butterfly nurturing endeavor, with over 170 butterflies successfully raised and prepared for their remarkable migration journey to Mexico. This peculiar pastime undoubtedly ranks among the quirkiest hobbies out there.