Experience

Andrew’s practice is focused in the area of intellectual property (IP) law, assisting clients in drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications, as well as IP-related corporate matters such as preparing and negotiating licensing, sales, and employment agreements.

As a registered patent agent, Andrew applies his unique background in biomedical electrical engineering, passion for learning how things work, and commitment to client service to assist individual inventors, SMEs, and international corporations in navigating the patent process before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) to protect their valuable IP assets. He also assists clients in obtaining, maintaining, and defending IP rights internationally.

Andrew has experience working with clients in protecting inventions relating to mechanical devices, electrical equipment, and electrical and control processes in a wide array of fields, including hydrocarbon recovery and processing, materials analysis, medical implants, and waste treatment.

Awards

  • Dean’s List (2013/14 and 2012/13)
  • Faculty of Law Judge Walter/Alberta Provincial Judges Association Bursary (2013)
  • Fraser Milner Casgrain Prize in Environmental Law (2013)
  • Ken Harkness Calgary Buffalo P.C. Scholarship (2012)

Community

Legal Clinic Volunteer – Calgary Immigrant Women’s Association/Calgary Legal Guidance