Cassan Maclean
Intellectual Property | Barristers, solicitors, patent and trademark agents

Christopher T. Dejardin

Christopher T. Dejardin  |  Tel: 613-238-6404 x. 224


Chris is a studied at Carleton University in Ottawa and obtained a B.A. in Law in 1993. He is a registered Canadian trademark agent and is recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to act on behalf of Canadian applicants.

Chris’ practice includes all aspects of trademark prosecution including searching and clearance, filing, oppositions and cancellation proceedings. He is a recognized leader on Internet and domain name issues including registration and arbitration of domain names. He is fully bilingual (English and French) and is able to advise clients on labelling, and other requirements of the Office québécois de la langue française (OQLF) of the province of Quebec.

Chris is actively involved with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), where he formerly served as Chair of the Bulletin Committee and Chair of the Trademark Agent Training Committee (TMATC), responsible for the preparation and performance of online courses directed to the continuing education of the agent profession in Canada. He is also actively involved with the International Trademark Association (INTA) where he formerly served on the editorial board of The Trademark Reporter and currently serves as a member of the Non-Traditional Marks Committee.

Chris has been recognized as one of the world’s leading trademark practitioners by World Trademark Reporter’s Top 1000 (WTR 1000) publication.  



  • B.A. (Law), Carleton University, 1993
  • Registered Trademark Agent, 1999



  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • IPIC Trademark Legislation Committee
  • INTA Non-Traditional Marks Committee