The IP Address blog is personally published by Lorraine Fleck. This blog is not affiliated with her employer law firm or any of its clients. This site is intended to be informational only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice pertaining to any jurisdiction’s laws. Nothing on this site should be understood to create any solicitor/client, contractual, fiduciary or other relationship. No one should act, or refrain from acting, based solely upon the material provided on this blog, including comments and links, without first seeking the appropriate legal or other professional advice.
Lorraine is a Toronto, Canada lawyer and trade-mark agent. Lorraine is licensed to practice Ontario and Canadian federal law; she is also a registered Canadian trade-mark agent. Her Twitter account is @lorrainefleck.
Lorraine assists clients in diverse industries with advertising and marketing, contest, copyright, distribution, franchising and licensing, packaging and labeling, privacy and trade-mark legal issues.
Lorraine is an active member of a number of legal organizations, including the International Trade-mark Association (INTA) where she was a member of the Security Interests Sub-committee for the 2006-2007 and 2008-2009 terms and is a member of Internet Committee’s Governance Sub-Committee for the current 2010-2011 term. Lorraine is also an executive member of the Licensing Executive Society’s (LES) Toronto Chapter.
In addition to founding and publishing the IP Address blog, which is listed in Justia.com’s IP blog directory and was selected as IP Osgoode’s Pick of the Week in September 2009, Lorraine has been quoted in legal articles and also contributes to the Canadian Bar Association’s Quarterly Case Summaries on Canadian intellectual property law. Her commentary has been published in Oxford University Press’ Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice and on the IP Osgoode and namesmash blogs. Lorraine also manages the LinkedIn group Canadian Copyright and Trade-mark Law. A list of Lorraine’s publications can be found here. Lorraine’s interests outside of law include cuisine, design, photography, surfing, travel, wine and yoga.