Partner in the firm’s national Intellectual Property and Business Law groups. Based in Vancouver, leads the firm’s Western Canadian intellectual property practice and has a national practice, working closely with clients of the Calgary, Toronto, and Montreal offices. Practice focuses on: the global acquisition, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property rights, including drafting and prosecuting patent and trademark applications; managing trademark oppositions, rendering patentability, validity, freedom-to-operate, and infringement opinions; and resolving intellectual property rights disputes. As a patent and trademark lawyer with substantial corporate and commercial expertise, provides intellectual property advice on complex corporate and commercial transactions, including licensing, research and collaboration agreements, mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations, and financing transactions. Admitted to the British Columbia Bar in 2008.