Practices all aspects of clearance, acquisition, enforcement and exploitation of patents, trade-marks, copyright, designs and other forms of intellectual property. Emphasis on high technology. Experienced in patenting of inventions in the fields of networked communications, business processes and financial services, software and other forms of computer technology. Longstanding expertise involving intellectual property and technology transactional support in large-scale mergers, acquisitions and financing.
B.Eng. 1980; M.Eng. 1986; B.C.L 1986; Quebec Bar, 1987; Ontario Bar, 1996.
Past President, Canadian National Group of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and international Chair of the Information Technology and Internet Standing Committee of that organization; AIPLA, ITechLaw, FICPI, CBA, INTA