- AIPPI Canada
- Law Society of Ontario
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
Partner at Aitken Klee LLP
Bill Mayo has been practising IP law for over 25 years. He has worked in private practice as a partner in both national and boutique law firms, as well as in-house IP counsel for a manufacturer in the telecommunications field. He was called to the Bar in Ontario and is registered in Canada as both a trademark agent and a patent agent. Mr Mayo has extensive experience in all aspects of IP law, including patent and trademark prosecution, litigation and licensing, and he has advised large and small companies in all areas with respect to their IP strategies. He has been involved in precedent-setting patent litigation before the Federal Court of Canada, as well as trademark opposition proceedings.
Mr Mayo has been recognised as a leader in intellectual property in Intellectual Asset Management’s IAM Patent 1000, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He is the past president of AIPPI Canada, a member organisation of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property. Mr Mayo received his law degree from the University of British Columbia after obtaining his BSc and MSc in biology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.