Trevor Newton Partner Patent Agent

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0296

Fax: +1 613-788-3579


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Trevor Newton

Trevor Newton is a partner and registered patent agent in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, providing strategic advice and services to companies, universities and government agencies in the areas of patent protection, portfolio management and due diligence.

Trevor specializes in patent drafting and prosecution in fields relating to biotechnology and clean technologies, including pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, medical devices, organic chemistry, metallurgical methods, chemical formulations and processes, agrochemicals, and natural products.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Trevor worked as a researcher for a large international pharmaceutical company, and at the Canadian National Research Council. 

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2005

    • Education
      Registered Patent Agent, Canada
  • 1999

    • Education
      University of Guelph, MSc
  • 1996

    • Education
      Laurentian University, BSc


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)


  • Trevor Newton & Natalie Rizkalla-Kamel "Intellectual Property For Innovation in Cannabis Sciences" (speakers at the Canadian Cannabis Sciences, Research and Innovation Symposium, April 2019)

Upcoming speaking engagements