John G. Leckie

Gowling WLG

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5
Phone: (604) 443-7603
Fax: (604) 683-3558

John Leckie is a partner in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office, practising primarily in the areas of advertising law and trademarks. On the advertising, marketing and promotions side of his practice, John provides advice on false and misleading advertising and deceptive marketing practices, disclaimers and proper disclosure, comparative advertising,publicity and privacy rights, trademark and copyright issues in the context of advertising and contractual matters relating to advertising. John also has a significant trademark prosecution practice which includes filing and prosecuting trademark applications in Canada and protecting and enforcing clients' trademark rights both locally and internationally. His clients include major advertisers, advertising agencies and brand owners and include several British Columbia public sector agencies. Prior to entering the legal profession, John spent a number of years with major Vancouver advertising agencies as a media estimator and account executive. John is continually recognized by Lexpert® and has been ranked among Canada's leading advertising & marketing lawyers by The Best Lawyers in Canada since 2006, and World Trademark Review 1000 (2018).

Year Called to the Bar:1991 (BC)
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