Christopher C. Van Barr - Gowling WLG

Christopher C. Van Barr

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2012

Lead patent trial counsel and appeal counsel, appearing in courts across Canada. Considerable expertise in patent, PM(NOC), trade-mark, copyright and trade secret litigation. Acts on behalf of leading national and international pharmaceutical, software, manufacturing, and information technology clients. Registered Patent Agent since 2000. Skilled in advising clients on strategic management of intellectual property including patent life cycle management. Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, American Intellectual Property Law Association, AIPPI, Advocates' Society, Canadian Bar Association. Frequently invited to lecture on intellectual property law. Former Adjunct Professor of law, University of Ottawa.

Office Location

160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600
Ottawa, ON K1P 1C3

Practice Areas

Biotechnology Law
Intellectual Property Law