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Kevin Sartorio
Partner

Gowling WLG

Kevin Sartorio is an intellectual property litigator in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG and is head of the office's Intellectual Property Department. He is a member of the firm’s IP Litigation and Trademarks Practice Groups and previously served as Chair of the firm’s National Copyright Practice Group. A Registered Trademark Agent, and a partner in the firm since 2007, Kevin has extensive expertise covering all areas of IP contentious work, including patent, design, trademark, copyright and trade-secret litigation, as well as opposition proceedings before Canada’s Trademark Opposition Board. He has appeared as counsel of record in numerous reported decisions of the Federal Court, Federal Court of Appeal,Ontario Court of Appeal and Supreme Court of Canada, including some of Canada’s most important trademark and copyright decisions: (e.g. CCH Canadian Ltd v. Law Society of Upper Canada [2004] 1 SCR 339; Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin v. Boutiques Cliquot Ltée [2006] 1 SCR 824). He is recognized as a leading IP lawyer by leading legal directories, including: The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; World Trademark Review (WTR); Benchmark Canada: Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms and Attorneys; managing intellectual property: IP Stars; and The Best Lawyers in Canada.


Year Called to the Bar:2000 (ON)
100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 862-4492
Fax: (416) 862-7661
E-mail: kevin.sartorio@gowlingwlg.com

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  • Sep 05, 2017
    Nintendo wasn’t expecting a major payout when it sued a small retailer for copyright infringement. What it expected was far more valuable — to redefine the law around media piracy.