Phone: +1 (416) 955-0050 ext 232
Stephen specializes in identifying clients’ intellectual property and helping them procure patent, trademark, copyright, and design rights in Canada and internationally.
Stephen’s clients range from individuals to startups to multinational corporations. He also provides advice on IP license agreements and IP portfolio management. Stephen works closely with executives and technology leaders to help them leverage their firms’ IP for maximum strategic benefit. He has a wide variety of industry experience in the areas of electronics, software engineering, telecommunications, and manufacturing.
A vigorous advocate for his clients’ interests, Stephen has appeared before the Patent Appeal Board, the Trademarks Opposition Board, the Federal Court, the Federal Court of Appeal and the Ontario Superior Court.
IP Law Credentials
Registered Patent Agent 2001
Registered Trademark Agent 1996
Admitted to the Bar of Ontario 1996
Associations and Memberships
Canadian Bar Association
IPIC - Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
INTA - International Trademark Association
LL.M. (Intellectual Property), Osgoode Hall Law School 2001
LL.B., University of Toronto, 1994 (Recipient of the Borden & Elliot Prize for Academic Excellence)
Hons. B.A.Sc. (Systems Design Engineering), University of Waterloo, First Class Honours, 1991