• Admitted to the Bar of Ontario in 1989
  • Registered Canadian Trademark Agent
  • LL.B., University of Toronto, 1987
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1984

Gary Daniel is Counsel to the firm.  He practises intellectual property law, including trademark, copyright and trade secrets and related litigation.

Practice Areas

Gary's practice extends from the prosecution of trademark applications through to litigation of intellectual property rights.  He appears in the courts of the Province of Ontario, as well as the Federal Court of Canada and before the Trademark Opposition Board.

Gary has thirty years' experience in the intellectual property field.  He advises clients in complex licensing issues and has acted as intellectual property counsel in major corporate transactions.

Gary is also involved in charitable organizations and for many years sat on the National Board of Directors of Special Olympics Canada where he continues to serve as Ombudsperson.


2024 LEXPERT-ranked Lawyer

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Repeatedly Recommended for Intellectual Property, 2024
  • Best Lawyers in Canada, Intellectual Property Law
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Repeatedly Recommended for Intellectual Property
  • Chambers and Partners Canada Guide, Band 4 - Intellectual Property Lawyers
  • Chambers and Partners Global Guide, Band 4 - Intellectual Property Lawyers in Canada
  • Managing Intellectual Property Stars, Trademark Strategy and Counselling
  • Who's Who Legal, National Leader in Trademarks
  • World Intellectual Property Review, WIPR Leader
  • World Trademark Review, World Trademark Review 1000 in Canada

Professional Affiliations

  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Member and former Committee Chair
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow and former Committee Chair


February 23, 2024

DWW is proud to be a silver sponsor of the 16th Annual Harold G. Fox IP Moot, which will be held from February 23rd, 2024 to February 24th, 2024 at the Federal Court of Canada and remotely.

The Harold G. Fox IP Moot seeks to promote education in the intellectual property field while providing law students from across Canada with the opportunity to present submissions in front of jurists of the Supreme, Ontario, and Federal Courts, and experienced practitioners of intellectual property law.

February 24, 2023

Gary Daniel and Jennifer R. Davidson will judge the 15th Annual Harold G. Fox IP Moot to be held from February 24th, 2023 to February 25th, 2023 at the Federal Court of Canada and remotely.

October 12, 2022

In the digital age, companies are facing challenges in dealing with fraudulent schemes and scams based on intellectual property and cyber threats, often implemented using Artificial Intelligence products or services.