Marc Crandall Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2016 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-783-8984

Fax: +1 613-788-3436


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Primary office:  Ottawa

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Marc Crandall

Marc Crandall is an intellectual property lawyer in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. His practice focuses primarily on patent, copyright, and trade secret litigation in the high tech and pharmaceutical sectors. Marc also practises in the area of competition law (also known as anti-trust law), where the laws intersect with intellectual property rights.

Marc has represented clients in patent, copyright and pharmaceutical damages litigation, and has appeared before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal, the Federal Court, and the Federal Court of Appeal. He also regularly assists clients in protecting and enforcing their intellectual property rights outside of the courts.

Prior to studying law, for over a decade, Marc was a professional engineer in the areas of electrical, computer and software engineering. A certified professional engineer in the Province of Ontario, Marc has worked on projects ranging from embedded electronics in consumer products to test facilities for jet engines.

Marc has worked in various locations across Canada and around the world. In 2008, he spent several months at a NASA facility in Mississippi and later worked at a client site in South Korea.

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2016

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2015

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, JD
  • 2014

    • Rankings & Awards
      Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Prize in Advance Taxation
  • 2003

    • Education
      McGill University, B.Eng. (Electrical)


  • Professional Engineers of Ontario

Representative Work

  • Paid Search Engine Tools, LLC v. Google LLC et al. (Fed. Ct. T-40-18): patent infringement case involving search engine bid management (counsel for Google)
  • Wi-LAN, Inc. v. LG Electronics, Inc. et al (Fed. Ct. T-1349-17): patent infringement case involving wireless communication systems, including cell phone handover technologies (counsel for LG Electronics)
  • Mylan Pharmaceuticals ULC v Takeda Canada Inc et al (T-85-16): generic section 8 damages litigation under the PMNOC Regulations (counsel for Takeda)
  • dTechs EPM Ltd. v. BC Hydro et al. (Fed. Ct. T-227-17): patent infringement case involving theft detection in electricity grids (counsel for BC Hydro)
  •, LLC v. Wulftec International Inc. (Fed. Ct. T-1396-13): patent infringement case involving stretch wrappers (counsel for Lantech)