Jim Holloway joined Baker McKenzie immediately after graduating from law school in 1991. He practices mainly in the area of intellectual property — with emphasis on disputes and advocacy — and has extensive experience assisting clients with their outbound legal needs. Jim was formerly a member of the Firm's Global Executive Committee, Global Policy Committee, and served as chair of the North America region.
Representative Legal Matters
Represented a California-based computer hardware company in several lawsuits arising from the importation and sale of counterfeit products in and from the Canadian market.
Represented a company in the oil and gas industry in a Federal Court patent infringement action relating to certain wellbore technology.
Represented a company in the oil and gas industry in a Federal Court lawsuit arising from the infringement of certain proprietary and copyrighted software.
Represented a global confectionery company in a trade dress lawsuit arising from a major competitor's adoption of confusingly similar product packaging.
Represented an Asian electronics company in Canadian class actions involving allegations of price fixing.
Represented a US electronics company in several lawsuits involving the importation and sale of products that infringed its trademarks, trade dress and industrial designs
Represented a US-based sporting goods company in lawsuits relating to the importation and sale of counterfeit products in Canada.
Professional Associations and Memberships
- Law Society of Ontario
- Metropolitan Toronto Lawyers' Association
- International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition
- Canadian Anti-Counterfeiting Network
- Canadian Bar Association
- Swedish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce - Officer & Director
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- The Advocates' Society
- Ontario~Canada (1993)
- Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.M. Intellectual Property) (2003)
- University of Western Ontario (LL.B.) (1991)
- McMaster University (B.A. summa cum laude) (1988)