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Jay Zakaïb

Ottawa, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Intellectual Property: Litigation
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Intellectual Property: Litigation - Nationwide - Canada

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Ottawa-based Jay Zakaïb is an experienced IP attorney, with a particular focus on infringement litigation. His impressive client roster features major brands in recreational products, technology and aviation.
"He provides practical advice and guidance." "Jay Zakaïb has a reputation for being a tough litigator."
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Jay Zakaïb acts primarily for IP rights' holders to maintain exclusivity and obtain monetary remedies, mainly patent litigation in life sciences, material sciences, petrochemicals, manufacturing and agri-food, including Notice of Compliance proceedings for pharmaceutical clients. Clients have retained Jay for advice on trade secrets and competition law, as well. For trademark, copyright and industrial design owners, Jay has also handled a variety of enforcement cases for right holders and licensees.

Career

Equity partner at Gowling WLG Ottawa office since 2006, sessional or guest lecturer on IP and regulatory law at University of Ottawa 2006 until present, Panelist at Fordham IP conference lecturer, Federal Circuit Bar Association, Bio-Europe, Canadian Bar Association IP Day (organizer and panelist), and many other engagements.

Jay holds degrees in Chemical Engineering (Minor in Biotechnology), Civil Law, and Common Law.

Professional Memberships

Qualifications include the Law Society of Ontario 1999, Registry of Canadian Patent Agents 2004, Sessional Lecturer 2006-2011 at University of Ottawa, Member of the Canadian Bar Association.

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