Jess M. Collen attended the Canadian Corporate Counsel Association annual meeting in Toronto. He attended in conjunction with Cognate – the world’s first Blockchain based trademark registry company, which he co-founded in 2014. The event included participation by in house counsel worldwide. This years’ topic beyond borders business and law in the global village was held in conjunction with the In-House Counsel World Summit. This marked the CCCA’s 30th anniversary.


Jess M. Collen
Collen IP Partner

Jess Collen’s expertise in the field of trademark law has long been recognized. He has been active in IP practice for over 30 years and highly involved in the profession, having acted in many capacities, including as a member of the Executive Committee and Board of Directors of the International Trademark Association. He is also a featured contributor, What’s Your Trademark?, which focuses on all aspects of intellectual property. Mr. Collen has represented clients in U.S. District Courts and federal Courts of Appeal across the United States in industries as diverse as watchmaking, consumer electronics, high fashion, fashion eyewear, food, entertainment, software, and other industrial and consumer fields. He was counsel in a copyright infringement case argued before the Supreme Court of the United States.