Bayo Odutola is the Managing Principal of OLLIP P.C. and has over 15 years experience practising intellectual property (IP) law. He handles all aspects of IP litigation (opposition, cancellation/expungement proceedings and domain name disputes), prosecution, acquisition, clearance and advice with a particular emphasis on trade-marks, copyright, licensing and technology-related issues. Bayo has handled numerous proceedings before the Canadian Trade-marks Office, the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal. He has represented clients from Juno and Academy Award winners to chemical companies and pizzerias.
In 2004, he was named as one of the Top Forty under 40 business people by the Ottawa Business Journal awarded to the most successful business people in Canada’s capital. Bayo is certified as a specialist in IP (Trade-mark/Copyright) Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) and has served on LSUC’s Committee for the Certification of Specialists in Intellectual Property Law.