May 3, 2017
Who’s Who Legal has distinguished 24 Gowling WLG patent practitioners from Canada, Russia, the U.K. and China in its most recent patents guide. It also named Konrad Sechley one of only two “Thought Leaders” in North America, describing him as “one of the country’s premier patent agents.”
In its commentary, Who’s Who praised Gowling WLG as a “leading force in patent work on both sides of the Atlantic” and noted how “the firm’s deep bench in the U.K. and Russia garners a fantastic reputation for international patent work.”
Regarded as one of the world’s foremost legal directories, Who’s Who Legal guides identify the top legal practitioners in over 100 countries across a range of business law areas. Results are based on a comprehensive voting process that solicits feedback from clients, in-house counsel and peers.
The following patent practitioners were included in Who’s Who Legal: Patents 2017:
Home to a world-leading IP practice, Gowling WLG was named “Canadian Firm of the Year” for both patent and trademark prosecution at the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) North America Awards, with Christopher Van Barr earning the prestigious title of “Canadian Litigator of the Year.” The firm was also named “U.K. Patent Contentious Firm of the Year” and nominated for "Global IP Firm of the Year" at the Managing IP Global Awards, in addition to earning top-tier recognition across Canada, the U.K., Russia and the U.A.E. in MIP’s “IP Stars” rankings.
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