Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
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 Bar Association (CBA)
Canadian Healthcare Licensing Association (CHLA)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Fellow
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
B.Sc. (Biochem.), LL.B.
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 is the Editor of the firm’s Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Newsletter.