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Jane B.H. Steinberg
Partner, Trademark Agent

Speaks: English

Year of Call: 1980 - Ontario

Primary Office: Ottawa

Jane B.H. Steinberg

Jane Steinberg is one of Canada's leading lawyers in intellectual property law. An Ottawa-based Gowling WLG partner with 35 years' experience, she provides clients with strategic advice in contentious and non-contentious intellectual property matters, with a particular focus on trademarks and domain names. Her expertise encompasses litigation, prosecution and mediation.

Jane appears before the Federal Court of Canada, provincial courts and the Trademarks Opposition Board. She has extensive experience in negotiating licenses and other agreements, conducting intellectual property audits and providing freedom to operate and validity opinions, as well as providing strategic advice on intellectual property portfolios and anti-counterfeiting. She is also on the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center’s List of mediators and arbitrators and on the INTA Panel of Neutrals.

Since joining the firm in 1980, Jane has held numerous leadership roles within the firm, including serving as national firm managing partner - external, Intellectual Property Department head in Ottawa, and national leader of the Life Sciences Group. She also served on the national executive committee for many years, and chaired the firm’s National Taskforce on Women.

Jane's focus on delivering timely, strategic advice to her clients has earned her high ratings by major legal directories.


"[She] . . . really helps to educate the client, using her impressive depth of knowledge and practical experience, and is always highly responsive."
World Trademark Review 1000

December2015

Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2015

September2015

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

July2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015

February2015

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

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2015

December 2015

Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2015

2015

September 2015

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

2015

July 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015

2015

February 2015

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

2014

October 2014

Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014

2014

September 2014

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015

2014

July 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014

2014

April 2014

Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Life Sciences Lawyers 2014

2014

February 2014

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 2014

2013

November 2013

Who's Who Legal: Canada 2013

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September 2013

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014

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July 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013

2013

May 2013

Starbucks International Excellence in Diversity Award

2013

February 2013

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2013)

2013

February 2013

The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2013

2012

December 2012

Who's Who Legal: Canada 2012

2012

July 2012

Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2012

2012

June 2012

PLC Which Lawyer? 2012

2012

April 2012

World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000 (2012)

2012

February 2012

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2012

2011

December 2011

Who’s Who Legal 2011

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May 2011

Who’s Who Legal - The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers , 2011

2011

March 2011

PLC Which Lawyer? 2011

2011

February 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory , 2011

2010

February 2010

PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook , 2010

2010

2010

World Intellectual Property Organization, Intellectual Property Mediation Certificate

2009

2009

University of Windsor, Faculty of Law, ADR and Advanced ADR Certificates

1980

1980

Year of Call, Ontario

1978

1978

University of Toronto, LLB

1974

1974

Boston University, BSc

Named leading practitioner by Global Counsel in Intellectual Property and Regulatory Matters in Life Sciences

Named leading practitioner by Global Counsel in Intellectual Property and Regulatory Matters in Life Sciences

Jane Steinberg
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Jane Steinberg

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Jane is one of the two editors of the two volume, loose-leaf publication, "Life Sciences Law in Canada". First published in 2006, this text is updated twice a year and is the leading life sciences text in Canada. Jane is also one of the primary authors of "A Practical Guide to IP Issues in the Pharmaceutical Industry", covering laws in Canada, the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States and Japan, and published in 2007 by the European Intellectual Property Reporter.

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