The Honourable George R. Locke
Born in Montreal, Quebec. Educated at McGill University (B. Eng., 1987; LL. B. and B.C.L, 1991). Called to the Bars of Ontario (1993) and Quebec (1995). Certified as a specialist in Intellectual Property Law by the Law Society of Upper Canada. Registered Trade Mark Agent (1993), Registered Patent Agent (2000). Associate and partner with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, formerly Ogilvy Renault LLP, 1993 to 2014. Fellow and former Treasurer, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada; member, Canadian Bar Association, Intellectual Property Section; member, Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec. Frequent author and presenter on intellectual property issues. Appointed Judge of the Federal Court, and ex officio, member of the Federal Court of Appeal, April 10, 2014. Address: Federal Court, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H9.