Melissa Tarsitano

  • Anti-counterfeiting
  • IP Litigation
  • Investigations
  • Enforcement
  • Domain Names
  • Trademark Searches
  • Trademark Applications
  • Branding
  • Juris Doctor, with a concentration in Intellectual Property Law, from New England Law Boston in 2015
  • Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto in 2012
  • Ms. Tarsitano was called to the Ontario Bar in August, 2020


Melissa J. Tarsitano has a demonstrated history of working in the global brand protection industry across multiple sectors including luxury goods, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, fitness, sports and entertainment.  Ms. Tarsitano has dedicated her practice to working with rights owners, focusing on the best ways to protect intellectual property and combat infringement both online and offline.

Since joining Kestenberg Siegal Lipkus LLP, Ms. Tarsitano has been involved in all aspects of the firm’s intellectual property and anti-counterfeiting practice, including assisting in trademark matters,
domain name disputes, cybersquatting, and online and offline investigations and enforcement. Ms. Tarsitano is also very active in the firm’s work with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA)
Request for Assistance Program.