Susannah C. Rolston Partner Trademark Agent

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 1989 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-4634

Fax: +1 416-863-3634


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Primary office:  Toronto

Susannah C. Rolston

Susannah Rolston is a Toronto-based Gowling WLG partner with more than 25 years' experience. She can provide you with strategic advice on trademark matters, including availability and registrability opinions, filing strategies, prosecution issues, oppositions and expungement proceedings.

Through her experience managing worldwide trademark portfolios, Susannah can provide you with worldwide trademark portfolio strategies to enhance and protect your intellectual property assets.

Susannah has experience with all types of clients from large corporate to fledgling startups. Susannah listens to client’s demands and provides advise that is not only sound and effective, but also user-friendly and straightforward. She is proactive and resourceful in pursuing success for her clients. 

She is an active member of Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), the International Trademark Association (INTA) and European Community Trademark Association (ECTA). 

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Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 1989

    • Education
      Registered Trademark Agent
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 1984

    • Education
      University of Toronto, BA


  • European Communities Trade-mark Association (ECTA)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)