Areas of practice
Mélanie Althot has been a paralegal since 2008 and is a member of the Corporate services team. She works in various areas of business law.
Ms. Althot assists the firm’s corporate lawyers and helps prepare legal documents required for various business operations and transactions. She is also involved in the incorporation and organization of corporations, continuances, amalgamations, dissolutions as well as registrations of corporations both in Québec and other jurisdictions, and changes to their status. She also reviews corporate status and updates minute books and corporate records.
Ms. Althot does trademark availability research and prepares and files trademark registration applications for Canadian and foreign firms in addition to applications for industrial design rights and copyrights. She supervises the registration process, prepares the required declarations, and communicates with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Ms. Althot also looks after maintaining and renewing trademark and industrial design protection.
Boards and Professional Affiliations
- Canadian Association of Paralegals (CAP)