Principal of Toronto's Shift Law, John Simpson focuses his practice on trademark, copyright, licensing law and is an experienced litigator in all areas of intellectual property.
Mr. Simpson obtained his law degree from the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law in 2003. He was one of the original graduates of the Information and Technology law program and received many awards and prizes for legal writing and advocacy in the area of intellectual property.
Certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a specialist in copyright and trademark law, Mr. Simpson has advised many different types of organizations regarding intellectual property law issues and has represented clients successfully in disputes before federal and provincial courts and before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office.
He also does pro bono legal work for the 200 Wellesley Street Legal Aid Clinic and the Cabbagetown Regent Park Community Museum.