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Canada – Best Law Firms for Patent Prosecution – 2020

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Gowling WLG: Unmatched expertise in patent law
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Gowling WLG

Leader(s)

Brian Kingwell

Since

1887

Track record: Gowling WLG’s highly regarded patent practice has an excellent track record. The department acts for a broad range of clients, including biotech firms, semiconductor manufacturers and companies in electronics and energy. The team has filed more patents than any other law firm in Canada, and has a strong patent litigation practice to boot.
Team & differentiation: Many of Gowling’s partners are qualified in Europe or USA as well as Canada, which helps the firm offer a seamless experience when it comes to foreign filing, multi-jurisdictional litigation, licences and other technology export requirements, sanctions, and all other compliance issues. The firm is also active in Russia, China and the UAE.
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt: A familiar name for patent matters
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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt

Leader(s)

Bradley White

Since

1862

Track record: Osler fields a compact yet well-resourced team with full-service capabilities, routinely representing major clients in biotech, pharmaceutical, telecoms, biochemical and chemical sciences. It has a strong track record in assisting clients with patent prosecution and portfolio management. Clients include Caterpillar, Microsoft, Mylan and 3M.
Team & differentiation: Osler’s team includes registered patent agents in Canada and the US. Bradley White notably specialises in Canadian and foreign patent and industrial design prosecution, strategic IP portfolio reviews and patentability. The team also works closely with Osler’s corporate department to provide assistance with complex IP due diligence matters.
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Canada – Best Law Firms for Patent Prosecution – 2020

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