Élodie Dion

Profile

Lawyer

Elodie Dion is a lawyer in Lavery’s intellectual property group (previously a lawyer with Goudreau Gage Dubuc* since July 2016). She holds a Bachelor of Laws from Université de Sherbrooke and a Master II of Intellectual Property Law from Université Lumière Lyon II in France. Her practice focuses on the registration, protection, and enforcement of trademarks, including advising clients on such matters.

During her time at Université de Sherbrooke's Faculty of Law, Elodie worked at a legal aid clinic for two semesters and was involved as a volunteer with Pro Bono Students Canada (PBSC). In addition, while obtaining her Master's Degree, Élodie interned at a Parisian law firm specialized in intellectual property and participated in an IP Moot Court Competition. In her Master's thesis, Élodie focused on the peculiarities of trademarks in the pharmaceutical industry.

* In September 2018, Lavery Lawyers and Goudreau Gage Dubuc (GGD) integrated their operations in order to offer their clients a complete range of legal services.

Publications

  • New regulations for the owners of non-French trade-marks”, Newsletter GGData, December 2016
  • Bell v. Cogeco: Unfair competition – the “best Internet experience” results in an unfavorable judicial experience”, Newsletter GGData, October 2016
  • Update: Metatags at the Federal Court of Appeal”, Newsletter GGData, April 2016

Education

  • Member of the Barreau du Québec since 2016
  • Master Degree in Intellectual property law, Université Lumière Lyon II, France, 2014
  • LL.B, Université de Sherbrooke, 2012

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Member of the Socio-cultural and Sporting Events Committee of the Young Bar of Montreal Association
  • Member of the Anti-Counterfeiting Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Association des juristes pour l'avancement de la vie artistique (AJAVA)
  • Regroupement des praticiens en marques de commerce (RPM)
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