R. Scott "Scott" Jolliffe

R. Scott "Scott" Jolliffe

Gowling WLG

Recognized since 2006

Toronto, Ontario

Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial Litigation

Intellectual Property Law

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Scott Jolliffe is a seasoned trial and appellate lawyer and trusted adviser in the intellectual property area. He specializes in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law. In addition to litigation, he works in the areas of licensing and strategic management of intellectual property, technology transfer and product regulation.

With over 30 years of experience, Scott continues to serve as senior counsel on numerous landmark intellectual property cases, and as an adviser to businesses in the chemical, resource, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and food areas.

Scott also regularly serves as a mediator in intellectual property and technology disputes, and is accredited in this field by several Canadian and international organizations.

Scott served as the national managing partner, chair and CEO of the firm for 20 years. During his leadership tenure, he played a key role in positioning the firm to become one of the most respected law firms in Canada.


  • 1 First Canadian Place
    100 King Street West, Suite 1600
    Toronto, ON M5X 1G5

Bar Admissions

  • The Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Lawy Society of Ontario


  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Intellectual Property Association - Member
  • Canadian Bar Association - Member
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada - Member
  • International Trademark Association - Member

Gowling WLG
Headquarters: Toronto, Ontario

229 The Best Lawyers in Canada awards

28 Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada awards

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Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 for work in:

  • Corporate and Commercial Litigation
  • Intellectual Property Law

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