Associate announcement

Pallett Valo LLP welcomes Ahmed Bulbulia

March 25, 2019

Pallett Valo LLP is pleased to welcome Ahmed Bulbulia as an Associate lawyer.  Ahmed is a member of both the firm’s Business Law and litigation Practice Groups.

Ahmed has a broad intellectual property (IP) practice, including experience in contentious and non-contentious matters, representing a wide spectrum of clients ranging from individuals, small and medium-sized businesses to large multi-national corporations, covering many industries including automotive, petroleum, nuclear, defence, telecommunications, food, hospitality, retail department, apparel, toys and life sciences.

Ahmed has appeared before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on motions, applications, trial, judicial reviews and appeals. He also represents clients in dispute resolution conferences and mediations and before the Trademarks Opposition Board.

Ahmed has significant expertise in IP litigation particularly in trademark and copyright litigation.  He has extensive experience in dealing with trademark infringement, passing off, trademark opposition proceedings and copyright infringement. Ahmed also manages trademark portfolios for clients.  He assists Canadian and international clients in obtaining trademark registrations in Canada and helps Canadian clients obtain trademark registrations in the United States and in other countries throughout the world.  Ahmed has acted in complex multi-jurisdictional IP proceedings including coordinating with US counsel in concurrent trademark lawsuits in both Canada and the United States, and instructing foreign counsel in trademark enforcement proceedings in other jurisdictions.

He has additional expertise in drafting intellectual property license agreements and other IP-related commercial agreements, and has acted in other civil litigation matters including corporate governance disputes, breach of contracts and academic disciplinary proceedings.

According to Ted Evangelidis, Head of Pallett Valo’s Litigation Practice: “We are excited to have Ahmed join us.  His experience in Intellectual Property will significantly enhance our capabilities in that area, not only locally, but internationally as well.  He will be a tremendous asset to other lawyers in the firm and to a wide array of existing and new clients”.

To find out more about Ahmed, please visit our website.

Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, has roots in the community reaching back to 1948. We have been recognized by our peers as a Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm in consecutive biannual surveys by Canadian Lawyer magazine. We have built our reputation by both protecting and growing the business assets of our clients and by offering a refreshingly distinct Right-sized Thinking® approach to service. We take the time to understand your business and industry environment and then apply our expertise, experience and entrepreneurial spirit to make the difference. We measure our success by the success of our clients. Right-sized Thinking® is built on a solid foundation of values that we apply both inside the firm and through our dealing with clients. We strive to incorporate our firm values of Excellence, Integrity and Respect into everything we do, and we believe this is what sets us apart as a law firm, and as people.

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Ahmed Bulbulia

Pallett Valo LLP

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University of Victoria

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