Harvey Lim Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2019 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-3544

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: harvey.lim@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Harvey Lim

Harvey Lim is an associate and registered trademark agent in Gowling WLG's Toronto office and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.

His practice includes patent, trademark, and copyright litigation, as well as patent and trademark prosecution. He has experience negotiating settlements and providing clearance opinions relating to various intellectual property matters. He has also appeared as counsel on matters before the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal, and the Ontario Superior Court of Justice.

Harvey earned a JD from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law. During law school, he volunteered at legal clinics dealing with workers' compensation, as well as immigration and refugee issues. He served as a panel member on the University of Toronto Tribunal, adjudicating cases of alleged student academic misconduct. He also competed in the 2018 Walsh Family Law Negotiation Competition, where his team was awarded the prize for Best Negotiation Plan.

Prior to law school, Harvey completed a PhD in cell and molecular biology at the University of Toronto. His research primarily focused on the expansion of blood stem cells. He was the recipient of a number of graduate awards, including the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Canada Graduate Scholarship, the Ontario Graduate Scholarship, and the Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology.

Outside of his practice, Harvey volunteers as a director for his condominium corporation.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Career
       2021
      Registered Trademark Agent
  • 2019

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2019
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2018

    • Education
       2018
      University of Toronto, JD
  • 2015

    • Education
       2015
      University of Toronto, PhD, Cell & Molecular Biology
  • 2010

    • Education
       2010
      University of Toronto, B.Sc. (Hons. with High Distinction)

Ronald E. Dimock, Shahrzad Esmaili, James Green & Harvey Lim, “Protection Against Infringement of Patents in Canada” (2021) 36 CIPR

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