Lawyer, Trademark Agent - Montréal
Yann Canneva is a lawyer and trademark agent in Langlois Lawyers’ Montréal office. He handles a wide variety of intellectual property matters including managing trademark, industrial design and copyright portfolios and the registration of such rights. He is specialized in implementing strategies for the acquisition, protection and defence of intellectual property rights, as well as in IP litigation.
Yann also practises commercial and corporate law, advising clients on intellectual property issues linked to transactions and contract negotiations.
He first completed studies at HEC Montréal in 2009, majoring in Finance. In 2007, he studied business administration in France through an exchange program at IAE Aix-en-Provence. He then attended the Université de Montréal where he studied law.
Before joining Langlois, Yann spent seven years, practising at a regional boutique law firm specialized in intellectual property and civil and commercial litigation.
Yann is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and of the International Trademark Association (INTA).
Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.), Université de Montréal, 2012
Bachelor of Business Administration, HEC, Montréal, 2009
Areas of Practice
2021 – “Décisions en matière de marques de commerce – 2020 en cinq temps” [a five-step guide to 2020 trademark court judgements in] Les cahiers de Propriété intellectuelle, Volume 33, No. 2, coauthored with Bruno Barrette.
Since 2020 – Member of the Litigation Committee, IPIC
Since 2019 – Member of the Legislative & Legislative Copyright Committee, INTA
Young Bar of Montréal (YBM)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Regroupement des praticiens en marques de commerce (RPM)