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Associate Lawyer, Intellectual Property Litigation

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Job Description

Ottawa, Ontario
Gowling WLG
160 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON
permanent, full-time


At Gowling WLG, our dedication to excellence and quality service begins with our people. As a global law firm with offices across Canada, the U.K., Europe, the Middle East and Asia, we pride ourselves on sourcing and retaining top talent who bring energy, passion and commitment to the delivery of outstanding client service. 

When it comes to diversity, we not only accept it — we celebrate it, support it and thrive on it. To create an engaging and rewarding place to work, we seek to attract talented people from a diverse range of backgrounds and cultures. Our aim is to help everyone reach their full potential and achieve their personal and professional goals.

Employee satisfaction is important to us. We work hard to ensure that our people are motivated, engaged and empowered. Our diverse group of legal professionals, law students, law clerks/paralegals, legal administrative assistants and business support staff work together as a team, and are respected and valued for their individual contributions.


The Gowling WLG Ottawa office is currently seeking a lawyer to work within its Intellectual Property Litigation team. The IP Litigation & Strategy Group works with Canadian and international clients, providing a variety of legal services with respect to chemical and pharmaceutical patent litigation, and regulatory issues.



•               A minimum of two years of related experience in IP litigation

•               Strong interpersonal skills

•               Bilingualism is an asset although not required



Interested candidates should forward their cover letter, resume, academic transcripts, two writing samples and a list of all reported cases in confidence to: 


Sandra Borrello – HR Manager

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP, Suite 2600, 160 Elgin St.

Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3

resumes.ottawa@gowlingwlg.com or by Fax: 613-788-3503


Gowling WLG is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities regardless of race or racial group, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or gender identity. We foster an inclusive, equitable and accessible environment. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation at any time during the recruitment process, please let us know.


While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.


Sandra Borrello
(613) 233-1781