IP Services: Trademarks, Patents, Industrial Designs, Copyright. Licensed Lawyer, Trademark Agent, Patent Agent

About Jennifer Sander BASc, JD

With over 8 years of experience in Intellectual Property (IP), I am a licensed Lawyer (LSO), a registered Canadian Trademark Agent, and a registered Canadian Patent Agent. Prior to founding Sander Law, I worked as an IP Lawyer with an international law firm and with a downtown Toronto IP boutique, and as a Patent Examiner with CIPO. For my full bio, please see About.


Freelance IP Services

I provide on-demand IP services to law firms of all sizes & in-house legal departments. Services may be provided on an hourly, project or contract basis. My services include:


  • Patentability Opinions
  • Validity & Infringement Opinions
  • Drafting & Filing of Patent Applications
  • Responding to Examiner's Report (CIPO Office Actions)

IP Legal Writing

  • IP Legal Research & Memoranda
  • Legal Content Marketing (e.g. blog posts, newsletters, case summaries)


IP Consulting

  • IP Audit¬† - Review & identify the IP in your business
  • IP Strategy - Analysis of IP and strategy for IP protection (e.g. Trademark, Patent, Design filings), licensing & enforcement
  • IP Portfolio Management - Maintain & manage all of your business's IP filings; Prepare & register your new IP
  • IP Training - Teach your organization about the types of IP, identifying IP in your business, and actionable steps to protect your IP


  • Trademark Registerability & Clearance Opinions
  • Trademark Application Filing
  • Responding to Examiner's Reports (CIPO Office Actions)
  • Trademark Enforcement (Cease & Desist letters)
  • Trademark Co-existence Agreements
  • Trademark Opposition & Expungement Proceedings


Why hire a Freelance IP Lawyer?

Experience: I have over 8 years of IP legal experience as a licensed lawyer (LSO, Lawpro) & have previously worked for an International law firm & an IP Boutique firm. I am also a registered Canadian Trademark Agent & a registered Canadian Patent Agent.

Flexibility: I am available on a flexible basis (part-time, hourly, project, contract) when you need IP services. I can assist with your overflow work, on a special project/file, or if your organization needs an IP lawyer but only on an occasional basis.

Cost: Hiring a freelance IP lawyer is cost-effective as you only pay for the services of an IP lawyer when you need it. Fees may be charged on an hourly or flat rate/project basis, depending on your needs


Contact Sander Law today to discuss freelance IP services for your organization.