Laurent Massam

Gowling WLG

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 369-6674
Fax: (416) 862-7661

Laurent Massam is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office, practising primarily in the area of intellectual property and civil litigation. Laurent has appeared as counsel in a number of trademark, patent, and copyright proceedings before the Federal Court and the Federal Court of Appeal, on a wide variety of commercial matters including with respect to trade secrets, before the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, as well as before the Copyright Board of Canada in respect of tariff setting matters. Laurent also regularly acts for clients involved in disputes concerning advertising and marketing matters. Outside the courtroom, Laurent advises and represents clients on brand and other IP clearance and rights protection strategies, as well as in negotiations and settlements. Laurent is an editor of, and contributor to, Gowling WLG’s IP Report. He is also the national director of the firm’s pro bono services and in 2019, Laurent was named a Lexpert Zenith Award winner in recognition of his leadership of that program. In 2016, Laurent was named one of Lexpert®'s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40." 

Year Called to the Bar:2006
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