Scott Jolliffe is a Gowling WLG partner, a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer and a trusted adviser in the intellectual property area. He specializes in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. In addition to litigation, he works in the areas of licensing and strategic management of intellectual property, technology transfer and product regulation.
With over 30 years of experience, Scott continues to serve as senior counsel on numerous landmark intellectual property cases, and as an adviser to businesses in the chemical, resource, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and food areas.
Scott also regularly serves as a mediator in intellectual property and technology disputes, and is accredited in this field by several Canadian and international organizations.
Scott served as the national managing partner, Chair and CEO of the firm for 20 years. During his leadership tenure, he played a key role in positioning Gowling WLG to become one of the most respected law firms in Canada, and a top-100 global law firm.
In 2017, Scott was elected President and Vice Chair of the Canadian Arab Business Council, Canada’s not-for-profit association focused on bringing the Canadian and Arab business communities together to facilitate and expand two-way trade and investment between Canada and the Arab world.