Ronald Edward Dimock

Gowling WLG - Canada


100 King Street West
Toronto, Ontario
M5X 1G5


Patent star 2021

Trade mark star 2021




Practice areas:

Copyright litigation
Patent litigation
Trade mark litigation

Industry sectors:

Life sciences

Ron Dimock is a Senior Partner in the Intellectual Property Group of the Toronto office of Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP doing intellectual property litigation and is the Principal at DIMOCK providing mediation, arbitration, and expert witness services. Ron has handled more patent lawsuits, conducted more patent trials, and argued more appeals from patent trials than any other lawyer in Canada.

He is a Fellow of the American College of Trial Lawyers (ACTL) and certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in Civil Litigation and Patent Law. Ron is also a Professional Engineer, a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, and a Certified Mediator with the International Mediation Institute.
Named “Lawyer of the Year in IP” in the 2021 Edition of “Best Lawyers” in Canada, Ron has been described as “The Guru of IP Law of Canada” by Chambers Global, the “Dean of the Patent Bar” by Who’s Who in Patents, the "King of IP Litigation in Canada” by WTR 1000 Guide, and “Chairman of the Board for Canadian Patent Lawyers” by IAM Patent 1000.
Ron wrote the chapter on 'Patent Litigation in Canada' for the most recent edition of the ACTL book "The Anatomy of a Patent Case". Ron is the Editor of the five-volume textbook "Intellectual Property Disputes" published by Thomson Reuters and Westlaw Canada.

Year Joined Firm: 2020

Education/Alumni: B.Sc. (Engineering Math) 1971 and LLB. 1974

Network Memberships: ACTL, CIArb, IMI, ABA, CBA, FCBA, IPIC


Last updated 22 April 2021