Will Boyer, a "Rising Star" according to Managing Intellectual Property, is an IP litigator and pharmaceutical regulatory law expert. Will's IP litigation expertise is primarily in patent litigation. He also has experience in litigation matters related to trademarks, copyright and trade secrets.
Over the course of his career, Will has worked with a wide variety of clients, from large international companies to small and medium-sized companies. His litigation experience spans many industries, including pharmaceuticals, medical devices, oil-and-gas, computer hardware and software, toys and sports equipment.
Will has appeared as counsel before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal in patent litigation and judicial review proceedings. Outside of the courtroom, Will advises pharmaceutical clients on issues related to data protection, pricing for patented medicines, listing of patents on Health Canada's Patent Register, and obtaining certificates of supplementary protection. Will is also a registered patent agent. Will credits his success in his legal career to working with a strong team at Gowling WLG.
Prior to joining the firm, Will attended the University of Ottawa, where he completed both his law degree and his bachelor of science in mechanical engineering. He has taken his experience and knowledge back to the University of Ottawa, where he has appeared as a guest lecturer.