Fannie is specialized in intellectual property, advertising and marketing law. She advises businesses on strategies for protecting and managing their trademark portfolios, including availability searches and opinions on the registrability of a trademark in Canada.
When promoting their products or services, Fannie assists businesses in ensuring that their advertisements comply with provincial and federal laws, in particular the Charter of the French Language and the Consumer Protection Act.
Fannie was admitted to the Quebec Bar in 2015, after obtaining her Bachelor of Laws from Sherbrooke University. She also holds a Master's degree (M2) in intellectual property law from Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas (2018) and has been a member of the Paris Bar since 2019. This dual qualification allows her to assist and advise clients in both legal systems.
Fannie has practiced for several years in Paris as a lawyer for the international law firm Gowling WLG. She had previously worked in intellectual property law at Lacoste, which gave her a strong background in both French and European law. Back in Quebec, she worked at ROBIC, a renowned intellectual property law firm, before joining St. Lawrence.