Sean Gill

Sean Gill is an associate in Gowling WLG's Toronto office and a member of the firm's Intellectual Property Group. His IP practice concentrates largely on litigation, patent prosecution and entertainment law.

Leveraging his advanced technical background, Sean has represented clients successfully in a number of complex copyright, trademark and patent disputes spanning a range of industries. Outside of his litigation practice, he has significant experience helping businesses acquire and protect their IP assets.

Sean has particularly extensive experience working with clients in the entertainment industry, advising on a variety of transactions unique to music, film, television and publishing.

Sean completed his legal studies at the University of Toronto where he served as senior editor for the University of Toronto Faculty Of Law Review.

During his studies, he also participated in the Innovation Law Clinic, where he developed a deep interest in legal innovation. He continues to explore new tools and strategies tailored to provide more efficient and effective counsel to clients.

Prior to attending law school, Sean worked as a software developer for a medical imaging company and is a named inventor on a U.S. patent relating to overlaying images of different medical imaging modalities. He previously attended Queen's University where he received his bachelor of computing, with distinction. He went on to complete his master of science. His graduate work focused on computer-assisted surgery and medical image analysis.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2016

    • Rankings & Awards
  • 2015

    • Education
      University of Toronto, JD
  • 2010

    • Education
      Queen's University, M.Sc.
  • 2007

    • Education
      Queen's University, B.Comp.(Hons.), Biomedical Computing


  • Law Society of Ontario

Client work