Kaleigh Zimmerman is a lawyer and trademark agent with a broad and growing intellectual property (IP) practice. While her focus is on trademarks and branding, she also advises on matters relating to copyright and digital media. Kaleigh is also involved in the review and valuation of IP portfolios in connection with commercial transactions. Assisting clients in a range of industries, she has particular industry knowledge in the media and communications, and technology sectors.
As a registered trademark agent, Kaleigh is largely engaged in the filing and prosecution of trademark applications. She also assists startups and entrepreneurs, as well as mid-size and emerging companies with the protection of domestic and international trademark portfolios.
Kaleigh provides advice to businesses on intellectual property rights relating to employees and consultants, and also assists with preparing and commenting on non-disclosure agreements and confidentiality agreements.
Kaleigh is actively involved in IP-related organizations as a committee member with the International Trademark Association (INTA), the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the IP Transaction Committee of the Canadian Bar Association.
Prior to her call to the bar, Kaleigh worked in business development and marketing for law firms.
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