Over 25 years of experience practising in patent procurement in the life sciences and related industries representing innovative biotechnology and chemical companies, with a particular emphasis on biologics and pharmaceuticals, and agricultural technologies. Has appeared as counsel in the Ontario, British Columbia and Federal Courts. Named Best Lawyers' 2015 Vancouver Biotechnology Law Lawyer of the Year and Best Lawyers' 2013 Vancouver Intellectual Property Law Lawyer of the Year. Listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada, LMG Life Sciences, Who's Who Legal: Life Sciences, Who's Who Legal: Canada, IAM Patent 1000, PLC Which Lawyer? and Managing Intellectual Property’s 2014 IP Stars Handbook: Patents. Fellow of IPIC; former member of the Patent Agents Examining Board. Member of AIPLA, LES, Association of University Technology Managers, LifeSciences BC. BSc (Animal Biology); MSc (Developmental Genetics); LLB. Registered Patent and Trademark Agent. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1987 and the British Columbia Bar in 1992.