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Kamleh Nicola is a litigator with over 20 years of experience, with a focus on contentious intellectual property matters.  Kamleh’s practice extends beyond the traditional areas of intellectual property and includes fraud recovery and compliance matters such as advice relating to Norwich Pharmacal orders, breach of confidentiality, internal compliance and regulatory investigations, risk management, misappropriation of intellectual property and injunctive relief to preserve and protect all manner of intellectual property. Kamleh has been recognized in Legal Media Group’s  Guide to the World’s Leading Women in Business Law and the Guide to the World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Her commitment to excellence in client service was recognized by Baker & McKenzie’s Global IP Group when she was the recipient of an award for being “Passionately Client Driven”.

The global presence of counterfeit products is an increasingly real problem. The RCMP released an update reporting an increase from CAD $7.7 million in 2005 to CAD $38 million in 2012 in the retail value of counterfeit goods seized. Canada is looking to address this economically damaging and potentially harmful situation through Bill C-8 entitled “Combatting Counterfeit Products Act”. Bill C-8 is a positive step towards combatting the problems associated with counterfeit goods and pirated copies. It will also better align Canada with other nations (such as the EU and US) who have already adopted similar measures.
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