Jason Hynes is a Patent Agent and partner at Bereskin & Parr LLP. His patent practice focuses on mechanical, telecommunications and software innovations. In particular, he has a strong interest in working with high tech entrepreneurs and start-ups. Jason is also available to assist clients in trademark, copyright, trade secret, and related intellectual property licensing matters and disputes. Prior to joining Bereskin & Parr, Jason gained valuable industry experience in litigation and patent preparation while working for a worldwide mobile communications company. Jason also gained experience in mechanical design and manufacturing engineering while completing his undergraduate co-op terms in the automotive and high-tech manufacturing fields. Jason is Vice Chair of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's (IPIC) Information Technology Committee and a member of their Trade Policy Committee. He is also the Chair of the Kitchener-Waterloo Intellectual Property Group (KWIPG). Jason is an Adjunct Professor at the Western University, Faculty of Law where he teaches a course on Advanced Intellectual Property.