robRobert A. Fashler, FCIArb

Rob Fashler is a lawyer, trademark agent, arbitrator and mediator. He has more than 30 years experience helping clients protect, manage, commercialize, and enforce their intellectual capital. Rob serves as advisor, counsel, arbitrator and mediator in disputes involving IP, trade secrets, and technology. He joined Vanguard as a full partner in 2018 after decades of practice in the largest and most respected Canadian law firms.

Rob has significant experience in various industry sectors, including e-business, software, computer equipment, life sciences, beauty and cosmetics, automotive, aviation, mining, forestry, telecommunications, clean technology, education, government, food, finance, alcoholic beverages, retailing, and consumer products.

Rob is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators andhas been selected to serve with a variety of alternate dispute resolution organizations, including the World Intellectual Property Organization, the British Columbia International Commercial Arbitration Centre, Resolution Canada, and ADR Forum.

You can reach Rob directly by telephone at 1-604-259-7007, or by email at