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Isabelle Jomphe

Isabelle Jomphe

Partner and Agent de marques de commerce


  • Industrial Designs
  • Copyrights
  • Contracts, Titles, and Due Diligence Reviews
  • Intellectual Property

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Lavery Lawyers
Quebec, Canada


Partner | Lawyer - Trade-mark Agent

Isabelle Jomphe is a partner, lawyer and trade-mark agent in Lavery?s intellectual property group. Ms. Jomphe?s expertise includes trade-mark, industrial design, copyright, domain names, trade secrets, technology transfers, as well as advertising law, labelling and Charter for the French Language regulations.

Ms. Jomphe is known for providing strategic and practical advice in all aspects of IP law, with an emphasis in the field of trade-marks. She advises clients in trade-mark clearance searches, filing strategies, opposition proceedings and litigation in Canada and abroad.

Ms. Jomphe aims to ensure that her clients reach their business objectives efficiently as far as their IP rights are concerned. Apart from being actively involved in the management and protection of trade-mark portfolios, she has been involved in a number of corporate transactions, due diligence, licensing, and litigation matters involving IP assets.

Ms. Jomphe is a member of numerous IP associations including Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and International Trademark Association, and has served on various committees throughout her career.


  • "Why register your brands with the Amazon Brand Registry", GGData, July 2018
  • ?Un nouveau paysage à l?horizon : les indications géographiques?, Les Cahiers de la Propriété Intellectuelle, January 2017
  • ?New regulations for the owners of non-French trade-marks?, GGData, December 2016
  • ?Trade-marks in Quebec and the Charter of the French Language: the end of a debate, and the start of another??, GGData, May 2016
  • ?The Charter of the French language reviewed by the Court of Québec?, Newsletter GGData, March 2015
  • ?Future changes to Canada?s Trade-Marks Act?, Newsletter GGData, October 2014
  • ?Your Mark.XXX?, Newsletter GGData, vol. 11, no. 2, October 2011
  • ?The scope of protection for famous marks according to the Supreme Court of Canada?, Newsletter GGData, Vol. 6, No. 2, July 2006
  • ?A New Trade-mark Practice: First Come, First Served? Close, But Not Quite!?, Newsletter GGData, Vol. 5, No. 3, July 2005
  • "Suite de l?affaire Best Western : doit-on permettre l?enregistrement des marques descriptives figuratives??, Développements récents en droit de la propriété intellectuelle, Vol. 234, 2005
  • ?L?article 5 de la Loi sur les Marques de Commerce : une espèce en voie de disparition??, Les Cahiers de Propriété Intellectuelle, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2001


  • ?Droit de la mode : Inspiration ou contrefaçon : où se situe la frontière??, RPM, Montréal, February 2017
  • ?Nouvelles indications géographiques : vos marques, emballages et publicités doivent-ils être modifiés??, RPM, Montréal, March 2016
  • ?La PI : quels avantages peut-elle vous offrir?, Marie-Victorin College, March 2015
  • ?L?article 9(1)(n)(iii) autorité publique: portée et limites de leurs droits?, RPM, Montréal, March 2014
  • ?Marques sous haute surveillance?, Barreau du Québec, Montréal, November 2008
  • ?Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur la propriété intellectuelle sans jamais oser le demander?, Intellectual Property Symposium organized by the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Canadian Bar Association, 2003 and 2005
  • ?Stratégies de gestion d?un portefeuille de propriété intellectuelle?, Musée du Québec, Quebec City, 2000
  • ?Canadian Trade-mark Practice?, presented before the Wisconsin Intellectual Property Law Association, October 1999
  • ?Les couleurs à titre de marques?, presented before the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada program, January 1999
  • Workshop in Trade-marks presented as part of the ?Trade-mark I? course organized in association with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and McGill University from 1997 to 2010
  • ?Introduction to Trade-marks and Copyrights? presented at various conferences and seminars since 1994

Professional and community activities

  • Canadian Centre for Architecture
    • Board member (since 2015)
  • Art Souterrain
    • Chair of the Board since 2018
    • Board member and secretary ? 2015-2018


  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 1992
  • LL.L., Civil Law, Université de Montréal, 1991
Areas of Practice

Contracts, Titles, and Due Diligence Reviews | Copyrights | Industrial Designs | Intellectual Property | Intellectual Property litigation | Regulatory Affairs | Trade Secrets | Trade-Marks and Domain Names

Professional Career

Professional Activities and Experience

  • Best Lawyers 2020


Why Register Your Brands With The Amazon Brand Registry
Lavery Lawyers, July 2018

If you sell your products on Amazon, you can benefit from enrolling your trademarks with the Amazon Brand Registry. The Amazon Registry is a free program accessible to monitor brands on Amazon’s website. This program includes proprietary search tools designed specifically to help online merchants identify trademark infringements on Amazon’s platform. If an infringing product is found, the registered owner can request that Amazon remove the product from its website...

Additional Articles

  • Why register your brands with the Amazon Brand Registry
  • What every agri-food company must know about the new geographical indications which will come into force on September 21st
  • A picture is worth a thousand woes!
  • New regulations for the owners of non-French trade-marks
  • Trade-marks in Quebec and the Charter of the French Language: the end of a debate, and the start of another?
  • Trade-marks in Quebec and the Charter of the French Language: the end of a debate?
  • Nice Classification: A first step in Canada’s upcoming trademark reform
  • The Charter of the French Language reviewed by the Court of Québec
  • Future changes to Canada’s Trade-Marks Act
  • The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA): What this means for Canadian IP law
  • The countdown is on to protect your trademarks in Canada
  • New notification process at the Trademarks Office
  • The 2020-2021 Quebec Budget: New Measures to Promote Innovation!
  • COVID-19: Update on Canadian IP

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