Stuart Ash is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. A trademark lawyer and registered trademark agent, Stuart has over 25 years of experience assisting clients in registering, protecting, and managing their trademarks in Canada and internationally. He also has extensive experience in advising clients on transactions that involve the sale, transfer, and licensing of intellectual property, with a particular focus on trademark license agreements. Stuart regularly works with clients across a wide range of industries, including local tech companies, global media and entertainment companies, and companies in the consumer goods, financial services, and food and health product industries. Well regarded by his clients for providing sound, practical advice, Stuart has been recognized by World Trademark Review as one of the WTR 1000: The World's Leading Trademark Lawyers since 2013. He is a former leader of Gowling WLG's Canadian Trademarks Group and is currently head of the Gowlings Ottawa Intellectual Property Department.