D. Doak Horne, PEng
Partner

Gowling WLG

421 7th Ave SW, Suite 1600
Calgary, AB T2P 4K9
Phone: (403) 298-1994
Fax: (403) 263-9193
E-mail: doak.horne@gowlingwlg.com
 
 
 

D. Doak Horne, LLB, PEng, is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office. His practice focus is intellectual property litigation and patent prosecution. Doak has appeared as lead counsel in actions involving patent infringement and impeachment, trademark infringement and expungement and oppositions, and copyright infringement. He is also involved in the preparation, filing, and prosecution of patents, trademarks, and industrial designs for clients in Canada and the US, as well as providing opinions in clearance-to-use/freedom to operate matters, patent validity, and licensing matters and related contractual agreements. Doak has appeared before all levels of the Federal Court, the Alberta courts, and the Ontario courts in matters relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, and related matters. He is also a registered Patent and Trademark Agent in Canada and the US. Prior to his legal career, Doak worked as a professional engineer in jet engine design. Doak has been long recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2014, he was recognized by Best Lawyers as "Lawyer of the Year for Intellectual Property Law – Western Canada."


Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON); 1998 (AB)
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