Jay Zakaïb
Jay Zakaïb
Partner at Gowling WLG
(613) 783-8806
(613) 563-9869
160 Elgin St, Suite 2600, Ottawa, ON
Year called to bar: 1999 (ON)
Jay Zakaïb is an intellectual property litigation partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Technically trained as a chemical engineer and legally trained in civil and common law, Jay has represented innovators and brand owners before trial and appellate courts, administrative tribunals and regulatory bodies in both official languages for over 20 years. Jay has enforced patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, defended competition law claims and handled judicial reviews of administrative agencies including the Registrar of Trademarks, the Commissioner of Patents, the Minister of Health and the Minister of the Environment. The primary focus of Jay's practice is patent litigation, mainly in the life sciences, material sciences, petrochemical, manufacturing and agri-food industries. He has also acted on a variety of trademark litigation cases dealing with the validity and enforceability of brand owners’ trademark rights. As a Patent Agent, Jay advises clients on managing patent prosecution and regulatory requirements to secure appropriate product protection through patent enforcement, regulatory strategies and data protection. Jay has been recognized in Chambers Canada and in 2022, was included in IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2022.
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