Jennifer Jannuska Partner Patent Agent

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2000 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-5726

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

Jennifer Jannuska

Jennifer Jannuska is a partner and member of the Intellectual Property Group in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG. Her practice focuses on patent and industrial design prosecution and enforcement.

Jennifer has experience prosecuting difficult and non-traditional patent and industrial design cases, including patents for business method and software inventions and industrial designs for physical and virtual interfaces. She assists clients with developing offensive and defensive strategies, particularly for products straddling the line between patents and designs. Jennifer has worked on portfolios large and small for household goods, food, fashion and jewelry items, commercial displays, computer games, automotive parts, packaging and tools.

A former member of the board of the Canadian Patent Agent Examination, Jennifer is a sought-after instructor of patent drafting and opinion writing.

Jennifer comes to us from a Toronto-based IP boutique firm, where she held various leadership roles, including head of patent practice and managing partner.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

  • 2020

  • 2019

    • Rankings & Awards
      June 2019
      IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists – 2019 Edition
  • 2004

    • Career
      Registered Patent Agent, Canada
  • 2000

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 1998

    • Education
      University of Windsor, LLB
  • 1995

    • Education
      McGill University, BA (Hons.)


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
  • Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)