Nicole Zeit Associate

Speaks:  English

Registered Trademark Agent: 2017 - Canada

Year of Call: 2014 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-369-4626

Fax: +1 416-862-7661


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Primary office:  Toronto

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Nicole Zeit

Nicole Zeit is a Toronto-based Gowling WLG associate, practising primarily in the area of trademark law. 

Nicole is a registered Canadian trademark agent, with experience assisting with the prosecution and management of both national and international trademark portfolios, as well as with the enforcement of trademark rights. Her intellectual property practice extends to all aspects of trademark prosecution, including clearance, registration, opposition proceedings and licensing issues. She was seconded to the legal department of a multinational beverage corporation and has also appeared before the Ontario small claims court.

Nicole earned a concentration in intellectual property, information and technology law during her legal studies, where she graduated with distinction and was awarded the Ailbe C. Flynn LLB ’97 Memorial Scholarship for achieving the highest standing in the concentration. She subsequently articled in the firm’s Intellectual Property Group.

Nicole was awarded the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Educational Foundation Award for achieving the highest mark overall on the 2016 Canadian Trade-mark Agent Qualifying Examination.

While at law school, Nicole was involved with Pro Bono Students Canada and served on the Community Outreach Committee. She currently sits on the firm’s Diversity Council.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Registered Trademark Agent, Canada
  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Western Ontario, JD, with distinction
    • Rankings & Awards
      Ailbe C. Flynn LLB '97 Memorial Scholarship (Intellectual Property Law)
    • Rankings & Awards
      Law Society of Upper Canada Prize
    • Rankings & Awards
      Paul Bradley Prize in Real Estate Law
  • 2010

    • Education
      Queen's University, B.Ed.
  • 2009

    • Education
      Queen's University, B.Sc. (Hons.), with distinction


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