Jason Hynes is a partner and patent agent with 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. He 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. He 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 Chair of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada's (IPIC) Trade Policy Committee. He is also the Chair of the Kitchener-Waterloo Intellectual Property Group (KWIPG). Jason is an Adjunct Professor at The University of Western Ontario Faculty of Law where he teaches a course on Advanced Intellectual Property. He has been listed in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended practitioner.