Gowling WLG among top-rated law firms in Who's Who Legal: Patents

06 June 2016

Who's Who Legal has recognized Gowling WLG as one of the "most highly rated" patent firms in the world, and has named two Gowling WLG patent agents, Christopher Bown and Brian G. Kingwell, among the top 10 patent agents worldwide.

In total, the firm received 35 rankings in Who's Who Legal: Patents 2016, with 32 patent lawyers and agents from across Canada, the U.K., Russia and China recognized as leading practitioners.

Who's Who Legal guides are among the world's foremost legal directories, recognizing the top legal practitioners in over 100 countries across a range of business law areas. Listings are based on a comprehensive voting process that solicits feedback from clients, in-house counsel and peers.

The following Gowling WLG patent lawyers and agents were selected for inclusion in Who's Who Legal: Patents 2016:

Patent Lawyers:


Anthony G. Creber
Scott E. Foster
Brian G. Kingwell
Patrick Stewart Smith
Christopher C. Van Barr
Jennifer L. Wilkie


David Barron
Alexandra Brodie
Gordon Harris
Paul Inman


David Aylen
Alexander Christophoroff
Vladimir N. Dementiev
Vladislav Ugryumov

Patent Agents:


Anthony G. Creber
James D. Baker
Christopher D. Bown
Michael Crichton
Stephen Ferance
John D. Harris
Doak Horne
Selena Kim
Brian G. Kingwell
M. Kent Ledwell
James E. Longwell
Peter Milne
Omar A. Nassif
Clare Salisbury
Hans Schroeder
Konrad A. Sechley
Grant W.C. Tisdall
Constance Too
Christopher C. Van Barr
Benoit Yelle


Jian Xu

For more than 125 years, Gowling WLG has been helping the world's top organizations maximize their intellectual property assets and protect what makes them unique. With a leading global network of award-winning IP professionals, the firm's Global IP Group offers unmatched expertise in patents, trademarks, brands, designs, copyright, advertising, IP litigation and more.