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WHAT WE DO

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Every step on the way to market presents different challenges – Gowlings helps in overcoming all of them. We strategically protect and enforce your intangible assets and help you maximize their value. For over 100 years, we have been litigating and winning cases for clients. With a level of technical and legal expertise that is unmatched, our professionals provide exceptional representation in a dynamic and competitive market.



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WE CAN MAKE IT EASY FOR YOU

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Our capabilities span the globe with nearly 150 legal professionals practising in:

TAKING YOUR BUSINESS TO NEW HEIGHTS

Embracing a culture of innovation we like to think differently about your issues – helping us to create effective solutions to meet your needs. Many of our clients appreciate the value of our national, full-service platform and frequently use our legal professionals to get advice on matters that go beyond traditional intellectual property issues. Our clients include: 

  • Eli Lilly 
  • Stanley Black & Decker
  • GlaxoSmithKline PLC
  • Consolboard Inc.
  • Sanofi
  • Bayer Inc
  • Unilever Canada Inc.
  • eBay Inc.

 

 
  • Sun Products Corporation
  • Merck & Co., Inc
  • Energizer Canada Inc.
  • Bridgeview Manufacturing and Bourgault Industries
  • BIOTECanada
  • Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

 

THE INDUSTRY HAS SPOKEN

Year after year, our professionals and practice groups are recognized by some of the world’s most-respected legal publications. For 16 straight years, Managing Intellectual Property has ranked the Gowlings' IP Group as one of the top groups in Canada, as well as awarding the team the 2012 Canadian Patent Prosecution, Trade Mark Prosecution and Trade Mark Contentious Firm of the Year. The IP Group also has received Case of the Year from Managing Intellectual Property for the Firm's involvement in the precedent setting case Masterpiece Inc. v. Alavida. The Best Lawyers in Canada ranks us as the #1 IP Firm in Canada and The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada ranks us as the most frequently recommended law firm in Toronto and Ottawa. From PLC Which Lawyer? to Chamber and Partners, professionals within our IP practice are consistently identified as industry leaders. To see a full listing of our IP rankings please visit our Rankings & Recognition page.

Let our Intellectual Property Group provide you with representation on all matters relating to your intangible assets, including the protection and enforcement of patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, trade secrets and other intellectual rights.

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