From emerging ventures and established enterprises, Elizabeth (BSc, Biochemistry and Genetics, LLB, LLM, IP Law) develops long-term strategies to leverage and protect the critical IP of her clients in innovative industries such as biotech and tech.
A Partner at Norton Rose Fulbright, Maya is an intellectual property lawyer, patent agent and trademark agent and has a degree in mathematics and computer science. She has extensive experience in various information technology fields as well as healthcare and medical devices.
Jason Hynes is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP, and Head of the Waterloo Region office. Jason’s patent practice focuses on mechanical, telecommunications and software innovations. Jason also assists clients in trademark, copyright, trade secret, and related intellectual property licensing matters and disputes.
Paula is the founder of Clancy PC. She has over 26 years of experience as a corporate and trademark lawyer, and is certified by the Law Society of Ontario as a Specialist in IP (Trademarks). Paula has a significant local practice, and her clients range from start-ups and SMEs, to publicly-traded companies.
Dr. Houston Brown is a registered Canadian and US patent agent. He has received numerous IP awards, he is has been recognized as an IP Rising Star® since 2019, and he recently left the law-firm world to found a company obsessed with helping startups use their intellectual property to scale smarter – In House IP.
Paul’s practice includes high tech IP litigation, emerging technologies and music & entertainment law. Paul has spoken on law and emerging technologies for IPIC, AIPLA, AMPPI, INTA, and the USPTO. He completed his undergraduate and law degrees at University of Toronto.
Dr. Bassem Awad is an Assistant Professor and Director of the Area of Concentration in Intellectual Property, Information Technology Law, Faculty of Law, Western University. Dr. Awad has remarkable experience in intellectual property law, technology, and innovation policies.