Electrical & Computer Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
Licensing & Transactions
B.A.Sc. (Eng. Sci.), University of Toronto, 1989
M.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), University of Toronto, 1991
J.D., University of Toronto, 1995
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1997
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2000
Registered United States Patent Agent, 2000
Registered Canadian Trademark Agent, 2005
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Canadian IT Law Association (IT.CAN)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
Toronto Computer Lawyers' Group (TCLG)
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
Women's Law Network
B.A.Sc. (Eng. Sci.), M.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), J.D.
Isi (pr. “Izzy”) Caulder is a partner and patent and trademark agent with Bereskin & Parr LLP. She is an active member of the Electrical & Computer and Mechanical & Industrial Processes practice groups and Head of the Cleantech practice group.
Isi's practice focuses primarily on helping high technology clients secure and license patent rights for a wide variety of electrical, computer and mechanical related inventions including video image processing software, video streaming technology, audio signal processing hardware, satellite spaceflight hardware, satellite data processing technology, wireless communications hardware and software, data encryption and compression software, integrated circuit devices, biometric devices, wearable technology, solar power equipment, wind power equipment, wireless sensor networks for environmental applications, carbon monitoring technology, and electronic consumer products. She also works with clients to obtain and license trademarks, copyrights and industrial designs and advises on strategic intellectual property portfolio development and management.
Prior to attending law school at University of Toronto, Isi graduated with honours from U of T’s Engineering Science program (Electrical Option), obtained a Master’s degree in the field of algebraic control systems and worked briefly in the power engineering and telecommunications fields. While in law school, Isi was awarded the McCarthy, Tetrault Prize for academic excellence and the Bereskin & Parr Prize in Intellectual Property.
Isi was recently awarded the University of Toronto 2015 Arbor Award for her tremendous generosity and contribution to the experience of U of T students, faculty, staff and alumni.
As an active supporter of the Toronto technology community, Isi is passionate about:
Also, Isi is actively engaged with international IP associations that shape the profession:
Planning and coordinating Annual and Spring conference programs and Co-Chairing AIPLA MidWinter Institute 2018 meeting as an active member of the Professional Programs Committee, Programs Topic Subcommittee and Programs Women’s Liaison at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Co-Editor of the on-line International AIPLA Patent Law Handbook which provides IP practitioners with quick and comparative overview of practical international patent law issues.
||Active member of the International and Foreign Law and Electronic and Computer Law Committees at the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
||Active member of the Software & Business Methods Committee of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)