Alex Gloor is a partner in the Intellectual Property Group in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office.
Alex's practice focuses on intellectual property litigation matters, with a primary focus on patent litigation. Alex appears regularly as counsel for rights holders before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal and in the Ontario Superior Court.
Alex is a member of the firm's Life Sciences and Intellectual Property Litigation groups. He has successfully represented clients in proceedings brought under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, patent impeachment and infringement actions, judicial reviews, and matters under the Trademarks Act.
Alex has acted for many innovative pharmaceutical manufacturers, and also has experience representing clients in the manufacturing, agriculture, consumer goods and material sciences industries. In addition to litigation matters, Alex advises pharmaceutical clients on regulatory issues such as patent listing, data protection and certificates of supplementary protection.
In 2019, Alex was recognized as a 'Rising Star' in IP law by Managing Intellectual Property.
Alex is a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa where he teaches the patent law portion of the Intellectual Property Law class to upper-year law students. Alex has also authored several articles discussing patent litigation in Canada.
Alex has volunteered with the community and legal aid services program and with Pro Bono Students Canada.
Alex has a background in chemistry and has experience working as a researcher in a chemical engineering laboratory. Alex graduated with a JD from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he won numerous awards for his academic achievements.