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The combination of Gowlings and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG) has brought together two world-class IP groups to create an international legal practice with more than 1,400 legal professionals.

Building on over 100 years of excellence, our IP legal professionals provide clients with international reach for IP services. We can help clients to protect their innovations wherever their business takes them.

Gowling WLG delivers the full complement of services in all areas of intellectual property, including patents, industrial designs, trademarks, brands, copyright and anti-counterfeiting. We manage a vast number of patent and trademark files and protect and enhance clients’ patent and trademark assets in more than 100 countries through our prosecution services in Canada, Russia, China, Dubai and Singapore and our global network of associate relationships.

Our team has expertise in contentious and non-contentious IP services across a range of industries, and many of our professionals have specialist expertise in science, engineering and technology. This unique combination of unparalleled legal talent and in-depth industry knowledge enables us to better understand clients’ businesses and help them to realise the full value of their intellectual property.

Gowling WLG has extensive experience managing global IP portfolios. Our integrated IP management systems allow us to manage clients’ portfolios and deliver outstanding service, value and results across multiple jurisdictions. For decades, we have protected and maximised the IP assets of some of the world’s largest brands.

Recognition

Year after year, the firm’s IP professionals and practice groups have been recognised by some of the world’s most respected legal publications, receiving top rankings in global and national publications.

World Trademark Review, the IAM Patent 1000, Chambers, Who’s Who Legal and Best Lawyers all recognise the excellence of our IP practice and professionals.

Managing Intellectual Property consistently ranks Gowling WLG as a leading IP firm, and awarded its IP Star status to 29 of their professionals.

Full service

In addition to our IP practice, Gowling WLG has legal expertise in virtually every area of law relevant to business. We see this as one of our core strengths and a key differentiator from other IP service providers, whether they are full-service firms or boutiques.

As an international full-service firm, Gowling WLG offers clients on-the-ground support and legal expertise that span multiple jurisdictions, leveraging a global network of associate relationships.

Clients can count on Gowling WLG for innovation, results and value.

Gowling WLG provides clients with world-class legal expertise and multi-jurisdictional support in key global sectors, including life sciences, manufacturing, energy, projects and infrastructure, financial services, real estate, natural resources (mining, oil and gas) and technology and communications. Home to one of the world’s premier IP practices and offering the full suite of business law and litigation services, Gowling WLG operates as an international legal practice providing services to clients through various separate legal entities.

Office locations

Canada (Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Hamilton, Waterloo Region, Calgary, Vancouver); United Kingdom (London and Birmingham); Europe (Paris, Brussels, Monaco, Munich and Moscow); Asia (Beijing, Guangzhou and Singapore); and the Middle East (Dubai).

Main address

See website for full list of offices

Contact details

E: info@gowlingwlg.com
W: www.gowlingwlg.com

Professional contacts

Robert A MacDonald, Co-head of intellectual property
E: robert.macdonald@gowlingwlg.com

Gordon Harris, Co-head of intellectual property
E: gordon.harris@gowlingwlg.com

Other offices

Beijing, Birmingham, Brussels, Calgary, Dubai, Guangzhou, Hamilton, London, Monaco, Montreal, Moscow, Munich, Ottawa, Paris, Singapore, Toronto, Vancouver, Waterloo Region

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