Licensing & Transactions
B.Sc. (Biology)(Hons.), Queen's University, 2000
Ph.D. (Genetics), University of Toronto, 2006
J.D., University of Toronto, 2008
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2009
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2014
Registered United States Patent Agent, 2015
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Affiliate
B.Sc. (Biology)(Hons.), Ph.D. (Genetics), J.D.
Ainslie's practice focuses on biotechnology and pharmaceutical matters, including patents, licensing, and related litigation.
Ainslie is the recipient of the CIHR (Canadian Institutes of Health Research) Canada Graduate Scholarship Doctoral Award and the NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Post-Graduate Scholarship.
Ainslie has authored a number of professional papers including, "Exploring the mode-of-action of bioactive compounds by chemical-genetic profiling in yeast" published in Cell and "The integration of chemical-genetic and genetic interaction data links bioactive compounds to cellular target pathways," published in Nature Biotechnology.
Prior to being admitted to the Bar, Ainslie was both a summer and articling student with the firm.