Gowling WLG IP professionals recognised in IAM Patent 1000 2017

02 June 2017

Altogether, 26 IP practitioners from Gowling WLG have been listed in IAM Patent 1000 2017, a market-leading guide that identifies and profiles leading private practice patent professionals and firms in the world's key jurisdictions.

Published annually, the guide names the best-in-class patent prosecution, licensing and litigation practitioners. Results are based on detailed interviews with thousands of lawyers in dozens of countries, as well as on feedback from clients.

The following Gowling WLG patent professionals have been recognized in IAM Patent 1000 2017:


Anthony G. Creber
Michael Crichton
Hélène D'Iorio
Robert A. Fashler
Neil Henderson
Brian Kingwell
James E. Longwell
Omar A. Nassif
Daniel R. Polonenko
Konrad A. Sechley
Patrick Stewart Smith
Grant Tisdall
Christopher C. Van Barr


David Barron
Alexandra Brodie
Patrick Duxbury
Gordon Harris
Paul Inman


David Aylen
Alexander Christophoroff
Vladimir N. Dementiev
Vitaliy V. Lebedev
Vladislav M. Ugryumov

Jamie Rowlands
Jian Xu


Richard Schlötter

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 North America Awards 2017. 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 2017. Most recently, the firm's IP expertise was recognised by World Intellectual Property Review, which named 18 IP professionals as "WIPR Leaders."

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

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