Eric Macramalla is a partner at Gowling WLG and a member of the firm’s Intellectual Property Group. His practice focuses on trademark litigation and prosecution, as well as a variety of Internet-related legal issues, including social media and domain name disputes. Through his trademark litigation and prosecution practice, Eric helps clients manage domestic and global trademark portfolios, while protecting and enforcing their IP rights, both in Canada and abroad. He also counsels clients in navigating IP issues across all social media platforms. With recognized expertise in dispute resolution, Eric acts globally for clients in domain name disputes. He is also an arbitrator for domain name disputes and a co-author of Domain Name Law and Practice: An International Handbook (Oxford University Press). Eric assists clients across a broad spectrum of sports legal matters, including representation and agency, naming rights, licensing, sponsorships, technology, litigation, and intellectual property issues. He is the legal analyst for TSN, writes for Forbes and the host of the nationally syndicated TSN radio show Offside. Eric is regularly called upon to provide legal commentary for television, radio and print media outlets such as TSN, ESPN, CTV, CBS and NBC.