Amy Fong is a counsel in McCarthy Tétrault’s national Intellectual Property and Technology group in Vancouver. A registered patent agent and trade-mark agent, her practice covers a broad range of IP matters, including patentability and trademark availability evaluations, preparing and prosecuting patent and trademark applications, opposition proceedings, and enforcement and infringement issues. Amy counsels clients on technology transfers and licensing, and provides infringement and validity opinions and strategic prosecution advice. She advises clients in software, electronics, transportation, clean-tech, telecommunications, imaging, medical, consumer product, food and beverage, hospitality, mining, and entertainment industries. Her engineering physics degree and prior engineering and software development work experience enable her to work closely with engineers to identify aspects of their innovations which are suitable for IP protection and monetization. She has lectured on IP law at the Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia, the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria. Called to the British Columbia Bar in 2007. Recognized for practice before the Canadian Patent Office, Canadian Trademark Office, and the United States Patent Office.