WTR 1000 2019 recognizes Gowling WLG's trademark professionals and IP strength

07 January 2019

Gowling WLG has earned an impressive showing in the World Trademark Review's (WTR) 2019 edition of WTR 1000, garnering a 22 per cent increase in the number of trademark professionals ranked over last year's guide.

This year, 28 Gowling WLG trademark professionals worldwide earned a total of 34 listings across multiple areas - a testament to the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) strength in jurisdictions around the world.

Notably, the firm once again achieved gold status in Canada (Trademark Firms) and Russia (Enforcement and Litigation, and Prosecution and Strategy), and "highly recommended" status in the United Arab Emirates (Trademark Firms).

The following trademark professionals are named in WTR 1000 2019:


Enforcement and litigation

Maria Aronikova
Alexander Christophoroff
Marina I. Drel
Julianna Tabastajewa

Prosecution and strategy

David Aylen

United Arab Emirates

Vanessa Delnaud
Jon Parker

United Kingdom

Enforcement and litigation

Alexandra Brodie
John Coldham
Gordon Harris
Kate Swaine

Prosecution and strategy

Kate Swaine

Sheena Jacob of JurisAsia - a firm with whom Gowling WLG has an exclusive association - was also recognized as one of the top lawyers in Singapore for Prosecution and Strategy, and Transactions. Overall, the Singapore firm was listed as "highly recommended" for Transactions.

WTR 1000 is respected internationally as one of the most trusted guides to the top trademark firms and professionals around the world. The results are based on a comprehensive vetting process that includes feedback from professionals, clients and in-house counsel.

With one of the largest and most highly regarded IP practices in Canada, leading practices in the UK and Russia, expert teams in Germany, China and Dubai, and a global network of IP professionals, Gowling WLG's international IP team can help any business succeed in jurisdictions across every continent.

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