Michelle Easton Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2006 - Ontario

Primary office:  Ottawa

Michelle Easton

Michelle Easton is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the intellectual property department. Focusing on trademark law for the past sixteen years, Michelle specializes in all areas, including trademark searching, prosecution, opposition and cancellation proceedings, litigation, licensing and opinion work.

Much of Michelle's practice relates to the management of trademark portfolios for national and international companies in a variety of fields. She also coordinates the securing and protection of foreign trademark portfolios in many jurisdictions worldwide. Michelle is also experienced with Internet-related intellectual property issues including registration and enforcement of domain names and advising on and conducting domain name disputes before ICANN and other administrative tribunals.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2022

  • 2021

  • 2006

    • Education
      University of Toronto, LLM, specialization in Innovation Law and Policy
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2004

    • Education
      Osgoode Hall Law School, LLB
  • 2002

    • Education
      Wilfrid Laurier University, Diploma in Business Administration
  • 2000

    • Education
      Wilfrid Laurier University, BA in Communication Studies


  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • International Trademark Association
  • Law Society of Ontario