Jacqueline Chan is an intellectual property lawyer focused on advisory, transactional and litigation matters. Jacqueline co-chairs the Inclusion, Diversity & Equity Committee in the Toronto office, and regularly advises on pro-bono matters. She also sits on the Executive Committee of the Group of Racialized Ontario Women Litigators (GROWL).
Jacqueline holds a Bachelor of Applied Science and a Master of Applied Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Toronto. Prior to law school, she worked as a process improvement analyst at a major teaching hospital and a business analyst at a global technology consulting firm, where she advised clients on information privacy and security compliance.
Representative Legal Matters
- Represented an international broadcasting company in a copyright infringement lawsuit against a multicultural service provider involved in the unauthorized streaming of copyrighted video programming.
- Represented a well-known food and beverage company in a lawsuit involving the unauthorized sale of cannabis products in packaging that mimicked the look of that company’s well-known confectionery products.
- Represented one of the world’s leading videoconferencing companies during the COVID-19 pandemic in a lawsuit alleging the infringement of a Canadian media company’s trademarks.
- Represented a Chinese mining company in a lawsuit alleging the misuse of confidential information in furtherance of making a very large investment in a publicly traded Canadian mining company.
- Assisted a global pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare company in a global patent recordal project involving 6000+ patents in 50+ jurisdictions.
- Represented an American technology company in patent infringement actions involving patents related to digital entertainment technologies.
- Represented a multinational software company in contractual disputes involving cloud computing technology.
- Advised Canadian construction consortiums on managing contractual disputes associated with various transit infrastructure projects.
- Represented intervenors in an appeal before the Supreme Court on the issue of fair dealing and mandatory tariffs before the Copyright Board.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of Ontario – Member
- Canadian Bar Association – Member
- Ontario Bar Association – Member
- The Advocates' Society – Member
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) - Young Practitioners Committee (2021-present)
- Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
- Group of Racialized (Ontario) Women Litigators (GROWL)
- Ontario~Canada (2019)
- Queen's University (JD) (2018)
- University of Toronto (Masters of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering) (2014)
- University of Toronto (Bachelor of Applied Science, Industrial Engineering) (2012)