Renaud Garon Gendron
Associate, Montreal
Barrister and Solicitor


Phone: 514.954.1500
Fax: 514.954.1396
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Quebec Bar 2015
  • McGill University B.Sc. (Microbiology and Immunology) 2011
  • Sherbrooke University LL.B. 2014

Renaud Garon Gendron’s practice focusses on litigation in all areas of intellectual property law, notably in the fields of trademarks, patents and copyright & media. Renaud has experience preparing written submissions, pleadings and motions in the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and the Quebec Superior Court. He is involved in all steps of a litigation file notably sending cease and desist letters, collecting and organising evidence for affidavit of documents and preparing cross-examinations. He is also involved in preparing legal opinions and providing clients with registrability and availability opinions for proposed trademarks. In addition, he helps clients dealing with provincial language requirements and compliance with the Quebec Charter of the French Language.

Renaud’s clients include Canadian companies and individuals in a wide array of industries, including retail goods, sports equipment, food and beverage, tobacco, dental prosthetics, software and technology who are seeking patent protection in Canada and abroad, as well as associate firms located internationally seeking to obtain patent protection in Canada for their foreign clients. Renaud provides creative solutions tailored to the needs of the client and the reality of the market they are in. He ensures their IP assets are protected and managed in order to gain value.

During his legal studies, Renaud was the recipient of the Wilson Lafleur award for the best academic result in Civil Procedure. During his undergraduate studies, he did two internships, for a total of 8 months, with in-house counsel in an international consulting engineering firm.

Copyright & Media
Licensing & IP Transactions
Life Sciences
IP Management & Strategic Counselling

Diageo Canada v. Heaven Hill Distilleries et al, 2017 FC 571 — Successfully represented Plaintiff in protecting and enforcing CAPTAIN MORGAN trade dress. Defendant was held liable for trademark infringement, passing off and depreciation of goodwill, and required to destroy or deliver up infringing ADMIRAL NELSON’S product, and compensate Plaintiff for legal fees and damages or profits.


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