Paula Clancy is a partner and trademark agent in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa office. She is a member of the Intellectual Property Group and her practice focuses on trademarks. Paula has more than 27 years of experience as a corporate/commercial and trademark lawyer, and she is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in IP (Trademarks). Her background in business law and intellectual property law is a valuable asset to her clients. Paula works with in-house counsel as an extension of their legal team to assist with trademark filing strategies, global portfolio management, and procurement.
Partner and Trademark Agent | Gowling, WLG
Alt Legal was delighted to welcome Gowling partner Paula Clancy to present a webinar where she provided an overview of recent Canadian legislation and litigation and its impact on US trademark practice: “Maple News: Updates in Canadian Trademark Law.” During the webinar, Paula discussed:
- The amendments to the Canadian Trademarks Act
- Delays in trademark applications and the current timeline for review
- Bill 96’s French language requirement and how it is likely to affect trademarks
- Relevant and interesting recent litigation cases
Click here to view the webinar recording and to download the presentation materials.
Paula had a wonderfully positive experience speaking for Alt Legal. She particularly enjoyed the very active and engaged audience and felt that it enhanced her experience as a speaker. “It was an excellent experience—very engaged audience with excellent questions.” She also reports that the webinar platform was very easy to use and resulted in a smooth process for her as a presenter.
Additionally, Paula worked closely with Bri Van Til, Alt Legal’s Director of Education, to plan the webinar and coordinate all of the important details, technical arrangements, and logistics to ensure that the webinar presentation was smooth for Donna and the audience. Paula enjoyed working with Bri: “Bri is fantastic – she is a great moderator and very organized.”
Overall, Paula recommends speaking for Alt Legal Webinars. We’re grateful for wonderful speakers like Paula who deliver outstanding and engaging content!