B.Eng.Sci. (Chem. Eng.), Western University, 1984
LL.B., Western University, 1987
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1989
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 1993
Registered United States Patent Agent, 1994
American Bar Association (ABA)
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
Michael E. Charles
B.Eng.Sci. (Chem. Eng.), LL.B.
Mike’s practice focuses on intellectual property law, with an emphasis on patent, trademark, copyright, breach of confidence, and trade secret litigation. He has appeared as trial and appellate counsel on numerous occasions in the Federal Court and the Ontario Court.
Mike has served on the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s (IPIC) Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution Committees. Mike has also served, by invitation, on the Federal Court's Intellectual Property Consultative Group. Mike has also been a panelist for the Harold G. Fox Moot.
While attending law school, Mike was a member of Western University's Law Review, and received the Harold G. Fox Award.