Trent Horne

Partner at Aird & Berlis LLP

Trent Horne is a partner at Aird & Berlis. A trusted adviser and strategist, he has been guiding clients to the successful resolution of IP disputes for 20 years.

Mr Horne is certified as a specialist in all areas of intellectual property by the Law Society of Ontario and has been lead counsel on a wide range of IP matters at the tribunal, trial and appellate levels.

He has particular expertise in patent litigation in a variety of technologies, ranging from genetically modified plants to manufacturing equipment. Mr Horne is also a registered trademark agent in Canada and is involved in trademark prosecution, summary cancellation and opposition proceedings.

He is frequently asked to present on IP and advocacy issues and is a contributing author to Federal Courts of Canada Service, Canadian Federal Courts Practice and the Supreme Court Law Review.

Mr Horne is a member of the Federal Courts Rules Committee and the Federal Court IP Users’ Group. He is chair of the Litigation Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and serves on the Court Practice and Trademark Committees of the Canadian Bar Association.

Professional associations

  • CBA
  • IPIC
  • The Advocates’ Society

Firm details

Aird & Berlis LLP
Brookfield Place
181 Bay Street
Suite 1800
Toronto ON M5J 2T9

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