The Knowledge Group
The Knowledge Group

Gordon Harris, Partner with Gowling WLG, to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s The Remarkable 2017 Actavis Decisions and Its Implications Live Webcast

New York, NY, April 24, 2018 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Gordon Harris, Partner with Gowling WLG, will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The Remarkable 2017 Actavis Decisions and Its Implications.” This event is scheduled for May 17, 2018 from 10:00 am to 12:00pm (ET).

For further details, please visit:

About Gordon Harris

Gordon Harris is the Co-Head of Intellectual Property at Gowling WLG. He conducts litigation in all UK and European courts for clients seeking to protect their IP, or those who have been accused of infringing other people’s rights. He is known as a fighter who will explore every avenue to get the right result, including going to the Supreme Court to change over 100 years of patent law in order to ensure the right outcome for a client.

Gordon has conducted ground-breaking cases on designs and brands in the European Court of Justice and contested the validity of patents in the European Patent Office.

Gordon has over 25 years experience in IP and is involved in law reform and development through various committees and organisations, all of which allows him to provide decisive commercial advice to clients and to help them to decide the best avenue to take in any given case.

As a qualified mediator accredited by CEDR and the World Intellectual Property Organization, Gordon also pursues alternative dispute resolution both on behalf of clients and as a mediator.

About Gowling WLG

Gowling WLG is an international law firm created by the combination of Gowlings, a leading Canadian law firm, and Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co (WLG), a leading UK-based international law firm.

With more than 1,400 legal professionals in 19 cities across the UK, Canada, Continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia, Gowling WLG provides its clients with in-depth expertise in key global sectors and a suite of legal services at home and abroad. Its clients have access to in-depth expertise and experience in key global sectors including advanced manufacturing, energy, financial services, infrastructure, life sciences, natural resources, real estate and tech.

Gowling WLG sees the world through its clients’ eyes, and collaborates across countries, offices, service areas and sectors to help them succeed, no matter how challenging the circumstances. Learn more at


Join a panel of key thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group as they delve deeper into the implications of the most remarkable Supreme Court Actavis decision that has greatly impacted the scope, interpretation and enforcement of patents in the UK. Listen as they give highlights to the significant issues, trends and updates surrounding this topic, including its implications for the rest of Europe and practice before the EPO, and whether it will converge with the U.S. system. Speakers will also go beyond the basics and provide practical tips and strategies to avoid potential risks and pitfalls.

Key topics include:

• UK Actavis Court Decision – An Overview
• Comparison to the U.S. and Europe
• How to implement it in oral proceedings and submissions before the EPO
• Other Trends, Updates and Developments

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
The Knowledge Group
Thomas LaPointe, Jr., Executive Director
Therese Lumbao, Director
Account Management & Member Services