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 has represented clients in proceedings brought under the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, patent impeachment and infringement actions, judicial reviews, and in matters under the Trademarks Act and the Industrial Design Act.
He regularly appears as counsel and has successfully presented arguments before the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal, Ontario Superior Court, and Ontario Court of Appeal.
Alex is a member of the firm's Life Sciences group and regularly acts for innovative pharmaceutical manufacturers. In addition to litigation matters, Alex advises pharmaceutical clients on regulatory issues such as patent listing, data protection and certificates of supplementary protection. Alex also has experience representing clients in the manufacturing, agriculture, consumer goods and material sciences industries.
Alex is a part-time professor at the University of Ottawa where he has taught the Intellectual Property Law class to upper-year law students for six years. 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.