Shelagh Carnegie

Gowling WLG

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 862-5413
Fax: (416) 862-7661

Shelagh Carnegie is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office and the leader of the national Trademarks Practice Group. Her practice focuses on all levels of trademark prosecution including clearances and investigations, trademark filing, registration, and post-registration issues. Her expertise includes the strategic management and enforcement of national and international portfolios; intellectual property enforcement including oppositions, cancellations, trademark and copyright disputes; and negotiating and drafting coexistence and settlement agreements and negotiating and drafting license and consent agreements. Shelagh’s advice includes not only risk assessments but innovative approaches for overcoming obstacles and developing branding strategies. She acts as counsel to a wide range of Canadian and international IP rights holders. Shelagh has been recognized in Expert Guides: Women in Business Law, Managing Intellectual Property: IP Stars and World Trademark Review 1000, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and The Best Lawyers in Canada. In 2013, she was named one of Lexpert®'s "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40."

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (ON)
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