Beyond Lighting: SSLNet Conference 2017May 2–4, 2017 — Mississauga, Canada
Navigating Intellectual Property Challenges in a Fast-Paced Sector
May 2, 2017 | 10:30 am–12:30 pm
Intellectual Property (IP) issues are increasingly at the forefront of high technology companies and permeate many business aspects of these companies. An increasing number of engineers, product designers, and marketing specialists must grapple with IP issues and need to have a deep knowledge about the evolving role that IP plays in technology companies. It is also important to understand the role that IP plays in partnerships with universities for research and development as well as commercialization.
Isi Caulder, Patent and Trademark Agent and Partner
Isi (pr. “Izzy”) Caulder is a partner and patent and trademark agent with Bereskin & Parr LLP. Isi has a background in electrical engineering and her practice focuses primarily on helping high technology clients secure patent rights for a wide variety of electrical, computer and mechanical related inventions. She also works with clients to obtain industrial designs and advises on strategic intellectual property portfolio development and management.
Noel Courage, Partner
Tony Orsi, Patent Agent and Partner
Tony Orsi is a patent agent and partner with the IP law firm of Bereskin & Parr LLP, which has over 70 professionals that specialize in different areas of IP. Tony has a background in electrical and biomedical engineering as well as business and focuses on helping individuals, startups, companies, colleges and universities with their patent needs in a wide variety of areas including electrical and computer technology, medical devices, software, mechanical and clean-tech. Tony also mentors startups on understanding IP rights and devising an IP strategy to help them achieve their business goals.