Gowling WLG welcomes George Elvira to its Intellectual Property Group in Montréal

21 March 2022

Gowling WLG is pleased to announce that George Elvira has joined the firm's Intellectual Property (IP) Group as a partner in Montréal.

A registered patent agent with a PhD in neuroscience and biochemistry, George helps innovative organizations in Canada and abroad develop, implement and customize IP management programs and strategies aligned with their business objectives. He routinely advises clients on obtaining and managing patent rights, protecting trade secrets and know-how assets, and developing strategic plans to monetize and extract value from these rights and assets.

Over the course of his career, he has worked closely with clients of all size across several industry sectors - including biotechnology, cannabis, clean technologies, energy, pharmaceuticals, animal health, and advanced materials.

"We are delighted to welcome George to our Montréal intellectual property team," said Pierre Pilote, managing partner of Gowling WLG's Montréal office. "His wealth of experience and in-depth scientific knowledge will prove invaluable to clients who rely on us to protect and maximize their intellectual property assets, particularly in investment transactions, technology acquisitions or business sales."

The Montréal IP and patent team is comprised of patent agents specializing in areas related to chemistry, materials science, artificial intelligence, life sciences, cleantech, information technology, mechanical intervention, quantum technology and telecommunications.

About our Intellectual Property Group
Gowling WLG is a full-service firm comprising 1,500 professionals with strength across all areas of business law and litigation. With leading IP practices around the world and an international network of trusted agents, we help IP owners overcome complex obstacles and optimize new opportunities – wherever business takes them. Learn more about our Intellectual Property Group.

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