Julie Daet, Litigation Lawyer
Julie is an associate lawyer at OLLIP P.C., with a varied civil, commercial and intellectual property litigation practice (with an emphasis on judicial reviews and appeals), as well as contentious matters before the Trademarks Office/Trademarks Opposition Board. Julie also practices in preliminary dispute resolution when issues arise at the intersection of intellectual property and professional responsibility/negligence. She has extensive experience drafting opinions on a variety of substantive issues for submission with various professional regulatory bodies, tribunals and Courts.
Prior to completing her articles with the Firm, Julie received her Juris Doctor from the Faculty of Law, University of New Brunswick, and her Bachelor of Science from the University of Manitoba. Julie also serves as the Firm’s Recruitment Chair for OLLIP P.C.’s summer and articling student programs.
While in law school, she served as Research Assistant for UNB Law’s 1L Legal Advocacy Moot Program, and volunteered with Pro Bono Students Canada and UNB Student Union’s Legal Information Centre. Committed to gaining further exposure to legal advocacy, she volunteered with the Canadian Qualifying Rounds of the Philip C. Jessup International Moot Competition and Regional Qualifying Rounds of the Sopinka Cup Trial Advocacy Moot.
Julie regularly assists with cross-examinations in matters before the Trademarks Opposition Board and the Federal Court of Canada. She also regularly acts as co-counsel on applications for judicial review, cases of IP infringement, as well as appellate matters before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal.
- RallySport Trilogy – Rallysport Direct LLC v 2424508 Ontario Ltd et al, 2019 FC 1524, 2020 FC 794, & 2020 FC 1115 – Acted for the Defendants, and assisted in successfully securing summary judgment, as well as reducing lump sum costs by more than 60%. RallySport Directwas one of the first Federal Court IP cases applying the principles for summary judgment post-Hryniak, and after the seminal case of Milano Pizza Ltd v 6034799 Canada Inc. RallySport continues to be cited with approval by the Federal Court for the principles of summary judgment. See Utah v Canada (Attorney General) and Winkler v Hendley.
- FCA US LLC (“Chrysler”) v Pentastar Transportation Ltd, 2019 FC 745 – Strategized, advised, and made submissions in judicial review, which clarified evidentiary principles in trademark proceedings, including when evidence is direct/personal knowledge vs hearsay.
- Pentastar Transport Ltd v FCA US LLC, 2020 FC 367 – Acted as co-counsel, Pentastar is the leading case on the applicable standard of review in an appeal of a decision of the Registrar of Trademarks, after the Supreme Court of Canada’s sweeping changes to principles of administrative law in Vavilov. Submissions made before the Court were selected for inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ IP Cases Court Precedents and LITIGATOR service.
Federal Court of Appeal:
- 2424508 Ontario Ltd v Rallysport Direct LLC, 2022 FCA 24 – Acted for the Appellants in an appeal of a copyright infringement summary judgment. The appeal clarified the law on copyright statutory damages, providing guidance on how high or low a burden must be met by a copyright owner to claim entitlement for statutory damages.
- 2424508 Ontario Ltd v Rallysport Direct LLC [Costs Appeal], A-106-21 [settled without personal appearance]
Trademarks Office / Trademarks Opposition Board:
- Bar of Ontario, 2019
- County of Carleton Law Association, Ontario & Canadian Bar Associations
- Career Supports for Articling Students / Young Lawyers Working Group – Young Lawyers’ Division, CBA
- #LawNeedsWellbeingBecause Campaign Committee Member – Young Lawyers’ Division, CBA
- Member – U35 Alumni Advisory Council, University of New Brunswick
- Law Society of Ontario, 2019
- Juris Doctor, University of New Brunswick, 2018
- Bachelor of Science, University of Manitoba
- Leycester D. D’Arcy, Q.C. Prize in Evidence (for highest academic standing in Evidence Law)
- Best Objections in Third Year Trial Practice (by class nomination)