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Scott Jolliffe
Head of International Development

Primary Office: Toronto

Scott Jolliffe

Scott Jolliffe is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer and trusted adviser in the intellectual property area. He specializes in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. In addition to litigation, he works in the areas of licensing and strategic management of intellectual property, technology transfer and product regulation.

With over 30 years of experience, Scott continues to serve as senior counsel on numerous landmark intellectual property cases, and as an adviser to businesses in the chemical, resource, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and food areas. 

Scott also regularly serves as a mediator in intellectual property and technology disputes, and is accredited in this field by several Canadian and international organizations.

Scott served as the national managing partner, Chair and CEO of the firm for 20 years. During his leadership tenure, he played a key role in positioning Gowling WLG to become one of the most respected law firms in Canada, and a top-100 Global law firm.


“Scott is one of the great leaders of our profession. He is a lawyer with the utmost integrity, and has made tremendous contributions to both the business and practice of law in Canada."
John Hoyles, CEO, Canadian Bar Association, 2015

2016

Lexpert Zenith Award for diversity & inclusion

December2015

Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2015

September2015

Who’s Who Legal: Trademarks 2015

September2015

The Best Lawyers in Canada 2016

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Lexpert Zenith Award for diversity & inclusion

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Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2015

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The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2015

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Expert Guides: Patents

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Who’s Who Legal 100, 2015

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015

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Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2015

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The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2015

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Expert Guides, Best of the Best

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Who's Who Legal: Canada 2014

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Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2014

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Who's Who Legal – The International Who's Who of Trademark Lawyers 2014

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The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2014

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Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys 2014

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

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Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2014

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Lexpert 2013 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

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Who's Who Legal: Canada 2013

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The Best Lawyers in Canada 2014

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September 2013

Who’s Who Legal – The International Who’s Who of Trademark Lawyers 2013

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Who’s Who Legal: The International Who’s Who of Business Lawyers 2013

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July 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2013

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Benchmark Canada 2013

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The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2013

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2013 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada

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2012 Lexpert® Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers

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Who's Who Legal: Canada 2012

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2012

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

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PLC Which Lawyer? 2012

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Guide to the World's Leading Trade Mark Law Practitioners 2012

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Benchmark Canada 2012

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2012 Expert Guides’ Guide to Leading Practitioners: China

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Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada 2012

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The Best Lawyers in Canada 2012

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Who’s Who Legal 2011

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Lexpert/ American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada , 2011

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

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PLC Which Lawyer? 2011

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Lexpert® 2011 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Litigation Lawyers in Canada

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory , 2011

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Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory , 2010

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The Best Lawyers in Canada® 2010

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Lexpert American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada , 2010

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PLC Which Lawyer? Yearbook , 2010

1978

1978

Year of Call, Ontario

Queen's University and Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB

University of Toronto, BASc. in Chemical Engineering

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Scott Jolliffe

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