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Eric Macramalla
Partner, Trademark Agent

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 2001 - Ontario

Primary Office: Ottawa

Eric Macramalla

Eric Macramalla is a partner at Gowling WLG and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on trademark litigation and prosecution, as well as a variety of Internet-related legal issues, including social media and domain name disputes. Eric also advises on a range of sports legal matters.

Through his trademark litigation and prosecution practice, Eric helps his clients manage their domestic and global trademark portfolios, while protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights, both in Canada and abroad. In light of the ever-evolving intersection between IP and social media, he also helps his clients navigate IP issues on Twitter, Facebook and other virtual platforms.

With recognized expertise in dispute resolution, Eric acts for clients in domain name disputes around the world. He is also an arbitrator for domain name disputes and a co-author of Domain Name Law and Practice: An International Handbook (Oxford University Press).

Eric assists clients across a broad spectrum of sports legal matters, including representation and agency, naming rights, licensing, sponsorships, technology, litigation, and intellectual property issues.

He is the legal analyst for TSN, the host of the syndicated radio show Offside, which airs across Canada. Eric also contributes to CBS, ESPN, FOX, SIRIUS XM, NBC and CTV. He also frequently shares his views on trending topics in sports via his Twitter account, @EricOnSportsLaw.


July2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015

February2015

World Trademark Review 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals , 2015

February2014

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 2014

February2013

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2013)

Featured insights & resources

Risk to Reward Seminar Series: Advertising through social media

Daniel Cole, Eric Macramalla

Articles September 22, 2016

Launch of new domain name extensions

Eric Macramalla

Articles April 4, 2013

Career & Recognition

2015

July 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015

2015

February 2015

World Trademark Review 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Professionals , 2015

2014

February 2014

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 2014

2013

February 2013

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2013)

2012

2012

Forty Under 40 Award, Ottawa Business Journal & Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

2012

2012

Forty Under 40 Award, Ottawa Business Journal & Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

2001

2001

Year of Call, Ontario

1999

1999

University of Manitoba, LLB

1996

1996

McGill University, Bachelor of Psychology

Eric Macramalla
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Eric Macramalla

Eric Macramalla is a partner at Gowling WLG and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Prop...

Eric Macramalla
Featured insights & resources

Risk to Reward Seminar Series: Advertising through social media

Daniel Cole, Eric Macramalla

Article September 22, 2016

Insights & Resources

Risk to Reward Seminar Series: Advertising through social media

Daniel Cole, Eric Macramalla

Article September 22, 2016

Launch of new domain name extensions

Eric Macramalla

Article April 4, 2013

Eric Macramalla
Profile highlights

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Eric Macramalla

Eric Macramalla is a partner at Gowling WLG and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Prop...

Insights & Resources

Speaking Engagements

Client Work

Eric Macramalla
Profile highlights

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Eric Macramalla

Eric Macramalla is a partner at Gowling WLG and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Prop...

Eric Macramalla
Featured insights & resources

Risk to Reward Seminar Series: Advertising through social media

Daniel Cole, Eric Macramalla

Article September 22, 2016

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