Barbara A. Gallagher Law Clerk

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0230

Fax: +1 613-788-3516


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Primary office:  Ottawa

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Barbara A. Gallagher

Barbara Gallagher is a law clerk working in the Gowling WLG's Ottawa office in the intellectual property department. With over 22 years experience, Barbara has extensive knowledge in patent, trademark and copyright litigation; trademark investigations; patent and trademark database searches; and legalization of documents.

Barbara conducts searches with respect to registration of patents and trademarks throughout the world and investigates the use of trademarks in connection with trademark applications and opposition proceedings. She is knowledgeable about the requirements for filing documents in foreign jurisdictions in support of trademark and patent applications, litigation proceedings and is able to advise clients of the requirements for legalization of documents within the various embassies in Canada.

Her primary area of litigation expertise is in the Federal Courts (Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal). Barbara is skilled in the requirements and procedures of the Federal Courts from issuance of originating documents to enforcement of judgments. She prepares motion materials, affidavits, affidavits of documents, documentation related to the issuance of statements of claim, and notices of application, including setting up and maintaining databases for the organization of documents produced in litigation.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Barbara worked as a graduate teaching assistant and in various secretarial positions in government and in private industry.



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    • Education
      The Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario
    • Education
      University of Oregon, BA, Political Science
    • Education
      University of Puget Sound, History


  • Institute of Law Clerks of Ontario