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Expert intellectual property lawyers and CIPO registered trademark agents reimagining the way trademark services are delivered.


Julie MacDonell, BFA LLB LLM

Co-founder, CEO, Registered Trademark Agent

With over 12 years of trademark prosecution experience, Julie is a sought-after senior-level IP lawyer. She is currently the most quoted trademark expert in Canada (media appearances include the Globe & Mail, the Toronto Star, CBC, Global TV, Flare Magazine, CTV, and Newstalk1010.)


Dave MacDonell

Co-founder, Senior Trademark Expert

Dave is a trademark expert with over 10 years of experience advising clients in all industries, but with a specialization in technology. He has supported some of North America’s top brands through all stages of the trademark life cycle.


Sarah Ruest, BSc

Co-founder, CTO

Sarah is a data engineer with 18 years of experience in startups (MindbridgeAI) and federal government. As Chief Technology Officer, she oversees the formulation, architecture, and implementation of Heirlume’s technology initiatives.

Ryan Kaiser, BSc JD

Of counsel, US Trademark Attorney, Registered Trademark Agent

With nearly 15 years of experience as an intellectual property (IP) attorney, Ryan delivers prompt, practical, and actionable IP solutions to clients in all industries. Ryan has managed trademark portfolios of some of the world’s most well-known consumer brands.

Don Simmonds, BCL LLB

Senior Associate, Trademark Expert

Don is a senior-level associate lawyer and trademark expert. Don has extensive international legal experience in intellectual property (IP) and has helped clients register their trademarks and copyrights in many jurisdictions worldwide, including Canada, the US, the EU, and China.


Manager, Legal Operations, Trademark Expert

BoluTIFE is a Nigerian-trained lawyer with deep expertise in international trademark prosecution. In addition to managing Heirlume’s legal team and extensive network of lawyers, she provides specialized counsel in respect of WIPO trademark matters.

Tami Tomlinson, BA JD MBA

Senior Trademark Expert

Tami brings over fifteen years of trademark prosecution experience covering the US, Canada and internationally. Her experience includes, US Federal intellectual property litigation, trademark prosecution, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB) disputes, domain name disputes.

Enid Goldberg

Senior Trademark Paralegal

Enid brings over a decade of senior experience in the trademark field. Enid handles all stages of trademark prosecution, from clearance searches to registration renewals, all with absolute precision.

Alana Ennis

Certified Trademark Administrator

Alana provides administrative support to our lawyers and trademark agents. Alana is among the first Certified Canadian Trademark Administrators, having scored in the top tenth percentile on the qualifying exam of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Trademark Administrator Program.


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