Sepal Bonni   B.Sc., M.Sc., J.D., Trademark Agent

Sepal Bonni
Ottawa Office
Tel: (613) 235-4774 x306
Fax: (613) 235-9838
Email: sbonni@carters.ca
Toll Free: (866) 388-9596
 
Orangeville Office
Tel: (519) 942-0001
Fax: (519) 942-0300
 

Sepal Bonni was called to the Ontario Bar in 2013 and joined Carters’ Ottawa office to practice intellectual property and information technology law after having articled with a trademark firm in Ottawa. 

Sepal is a registered trademark agent and has practiced in all aspects of domestic and foreign trademark prosecution before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, as well as portfolio reviews, maintenance and consultations. Sepal has counselled clients with various trademark maintenance matters, including representing clients in infringement matters, conducting trademark registrability opinions, and representing clients in opposition, expungement, and Uniform Domain Name Dispute-Resolution Policy proceedings.  Sepal has also assisted in representing clients before the Trademark Opposition Board, the Superior Court of Justice, and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Sepal holds a B.Sc. in Biological Sciences and a M.Sc. in Biology/Biochemistry, and completed her J.D. degree at the University of Ottawa with a specialization in Law and Technology in 2010.  During her graduate studies Sepal published two studies in the scientific journal Cell Cycle

PRACTICE AREAS:

Intellectual Property and Privacy.

EDUCATION:

J.D., University of Ottawa, 2011
M.Sc., University of Windsor, 2007
B.Sc., University of Windsor, 2004

CALLED TO THE BAR:

Ontario Bar, 2013

Publications
The Impact of The US-MEXICO-CANADA AGREEMENT (USMCA) On Privacy and IP Issues
By Esther Shainblum and Sepal Bonni, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 433, October 25, 2018.
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Implications of The EU's General Data Protection Regulation in Canada
By Esther Shainblum, Sepal Bonni, Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 419, April 25, 2018.
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Opt-In Versus Opt-Out? Federal OPC Comments on Consent
By Sepal Bonni and Terrance S. Carter Charity Law Bulletin No. 365, April 29, 2015.
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Register Trade-Marks Now Before Amendments Take Effect
By Sepal Bonni & Terrance S. Carter Charity Law Bulletin No. 360, February 25, 2015.
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The Tort of Domain Name Passing Off
By Sepal Bonni Charity Law Bulletin No. 342, June 24, 2014.
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Speaking Engagements
New Trademarks Act Now in Force: What it Means for Your Charity or NFP
Presented By Sepal Bonni on Wednesday April 15, 2020 for the Carters Spring 2020 Webinar Series.
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New Trademarks Act Now in Force: What it Means for Your Charity or NFP
Presented by Sepal Bonni at The 2020 Ottawa Region Charity & NFP Law Seminar.
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Protecting Your Brand in the Digital Age
Presented By Sepal Bonni on Wednesday May 1, 2019 for the Carters Webinar Series - Spring 2019.
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Protecting Your Brand in the Digital Age
Presented by Sepal Bonni at The 2019 Ottawa Region Charity & NFP Law Seminar.
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Your Association's Brand and Reputation: Why it Matters?
Presented by Sepal Bonni and Terrance S. Carter on July 12, 2018 at the 2018 CSAE Trillium Summer Summit in London, Ontario.
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