Partner, Gowling WLG
Selena Kim is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office, practising in the areas of intellectual property litigation, patent prosecution, transactional intellectual property work, and strategic intellectual property portfolio management. Her practice touches on all aspects of intellectual property, including patents, designs, copyright, and trademarks. Selena has been Certified as a Specialist in Intellectual Property (LSO) in patent, trademark, and copyright. Her litigation experience includes work before all levels of court in Canada, involving patents for complex mechanical, electronic, and chemical inventions. Selena provides strategic advice to clients on all aspects of their intellectual property portfolios. She also conducts patent and design agency work before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Selena has a technical background, having completed a graduate degree in molecular biology and conducted laboratory research in genetics, gene expression, and pharmacology. She is a registered patent agent before both CIPO and the US Patent and Trademark Office. She has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and IAM Patent 1000 and, in 2020, Canadian Lawyer Magazine named her one of the Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers in Canada.