Who's Who Legal recognizes Gowling WLG among the world's leading trademark firms

20 June 2016

Gowling WLG has been named among the world's most highly regarded firms in the 2016 edition of Who's Who Legal: Trademarks.

In total, the guide highlighted 13 Gowling WLG trademark lawyers and agents from Canada, the U.K., Russia and the United Arab Emirates as global leaders in the trademarks field.

The annual publication also distinguished Jon Parker of the firm's Dubai office as one of the top 12 trademark lawyers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, with clients and peers praising him as "a brilliant man, with a unique insight on trademark issues."

The Who's Who Legal guides are among the world's most prestigious international legal directories. Using a comprehensive voting process that solicits feedback from clients, in-house counsel and peers, the publication identifies the leading legal practitioners in more than 100 countries and across a broad range of business law areas.

Gowling WLG's Trademarks, Brands & Designs Group works with clients on all facets of branding, including trademarks, designs, copyright, domain names, licensing and enforcement. With in-depth industry expertise, our top-ranked professionals work across sectors and jurisdictions to clear new marks, strategically manage local and international portfolios, and secure registered rights in a manner that is both commercially practical and cost-effective.

The following Gowling WLG professionals have been recognized in Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2016:

Trademark Lawyers


Paul D. Blanchard
Monique M. Couture
Kelly Gill
Robert A. MacDonald


Gordon Harris
Cerryg Jones
Kate Swaine


David Aylen
Alexander Christophoroff
Anastassia Sinitsyna

United Arab Emirates

Jon Parker

Trademark Agents


Karin Binder
Margaret A. Fitzpatrick

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