Electrical & Computer Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
Oil & Gas
B.A.Sc. (Mech. Eng.)(Hons.), University of Waterloo, 2008
J.D., University of Toronto, 2011
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2012
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2014
Registered United States Patent Agent, 2014
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Affiliate
B.A.Sc. (Mech. Eng.)(Hons.), J.D.
Nick has years of experience helping clients with their patent and industrial design needs. His practice includes drafting and prosecuting Canadian, US, and international patent applications to grant, and advising clients on international filing strategies, patent validity, and patent infringement.
Nick has worked with startup companies to identify cost-effective IP strategies to protect their core intellectual property assets. He has also helped large corporations to manage and strategically develop their international IP portfolios. With a degree in mechanical engineering, Nick has expertly assisted clients in a variety of technological fields, including:
- food processing systems
- household consumer products
- office furniture solutions
- consumer cleaning equipment
- renewable energy systems
- oil and gas equipment
- medical devices and medical imaging software
- mobile communications devices and software
- gaming devices and software
Nick also has significant experience working with and designing 3D printed objects, and accessibility devices. He won first prize in the Within Reach 3D Printing Design Challenge for his Door Knob to Lever Conversion Kit that allows persons with hand disabilities to easily open doors.