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Kevin Shipley's practice focuses on patent prosecution with an emphasis on mechanical innovations. Kevin also focuses on freedom to operate, patent infringement, and patent validity investigations, as well as advising on confidentiality agreements, patent licenses, and other IP-related agreements.
While obtaining his degree in mechanical engineering, Kevin completed an internship in the oil refining industry during which he focused on preventative maintenance and failure avoidance based on vibration analysis of rotating and reciprocating machinery.
Kevin currently serves as Chair of the Ontario Engineering Competition Advisory Board, and as a volunteer advisor with the Research, Innovation and Commercialization (RIC) Centre. He is also a member of the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) IP Licensing Committee.
Kevin also speaks about patent and IP-related issues, including providing in-house education and training seminars for clients, and lecturing at the Western University Faculty of Engineering, the Richard Ivey School of Business, the Loyalist College and the Schulich School of Business.
Kevin was both a summer student and an articling student with Bereskin & Parr LLP.
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)