Kimberley Baillie Trademark Staff Agent

Speaks:  English, French

Primary office:  Ottawa

Kimberley Baillie

Kimberley Baillie is a trademark staff agent in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, working in the Intellectual Property Group.

Kimberley specializes in Nice Classification and advises professionals and clients on submissions to the Trademarks Branch of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), as they pertain to Nice Classification, and ensuring these specifications are also compliant with paragraph 30(a) of the Trade-marks Act.

Kimberley also handles domestic and foreign trademark filing and prosecution - crucial for the protection of our clients' trademark rights.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Kimberley worked as the Nice Classification expert for the CIPO.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2015

    • Rankings & Awards
      CEO Sector Head Merit Award for contribution in Canada's acceptance of Nice Classification and participation in TMClass
    • Career
      Acting Head of CIPO Technical Policy and Training Team
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Director General Merit Award for contribution in training of trademark examiners
  • 2013

    • Career
      Examination Team Leader, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    • Career
      Policy and Training Officer, Canadian Intellectual Property Office
    • Community
      Board Member for Trademark Agent Exams
  • 2008

    • Career
      Trademarks Examiner
  • 2006

    • Career
      Trademark Agent
  • 2005

    • Community
      Member of the Board of Directors (Secretary), Irish Society of the National Capital Region
  • 2004

    • Education
      World Intellectual Property Office, Switzerland, Certificate Intellectual Property
  • 1998

    • Education
      Algonquin College, Legal Administration


  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Kimberley has presented on various trademark matters for Herzing College and the Business Development Bank of Canada and at various in-house and client seminars.