Mechanical & Industrial Processes
Oil & Gas
Licensing & Transactions
B.Sc. (Biochem.), Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1992
LL.B., Dalhousie University, 1995
Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 1997
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2004
Registered United States Patent Agent, 2004
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Canadian Healthcare Licensing Association (CHLA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
B.Sc. (Biochem.), LL.B.
Noel Courage is a partner with Bereskin & Parr LLP and member of the Life Sciences practice group.
Noel's practice focuses on the patenting and licensing of biotechnological, chemical and mechanical inventions. He provides opinions on patent validity and infringement issues. He also has experience in regulatory, trademark and copyright law, and provides advice on IP portfolio management strategy.
While attending Memorial University, Noel worked as a research assistant in the biochemistry department. While completing his law degree at Dalhousie University, Noel received prizes for academic excellence in patent, trademark and contract law.
Noel has also spoken on various issues related to IP at the University of Toronto and for the Intellectual Property Owners' Association, American IP Law Association and Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.