Gowling WLG hires intellectual property expert to Dubai

International law firm Gowling WLG looks forward to welcoming intellectual property specialist Jon Parker to its award winning team.

Jon, who is currently head of trademarks at Clyde & Co, will establish and grow Gowling WLG’s IP presence in the Middle East and Africa.

Gordon Harris, co-head of IP for Gowling WLG said: “This is an important step in our international development and cements our position as a world-leading IP practice.

“As a firm we are committed to an international policy of expansion and this is a key piece in our jigsaw. We have large commercial bases in Canada, UK and Europe, an established practice in Russia and a growing office in China. This expansion into UAE means we will be stronger than ever to support our growing international client base.”