Electrical & Computer Technology
Mechanical & Industrial Processes
B.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), University of Toronto, 1995
M.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), University of Toronto, 1998
MBA, Schulich School of Business/York University, 2010
Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2003
Registered United States Patent Agent, 2004
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Associate
Toronto Intellectual Property Group (TIPG)
B.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), M.A.Sc. (Elec. Eng.), MBA
Tony’s practice focuses on patents with an emphasis on electrical, biomedical, software, and business method innovations as well as patent drafting, evaluating new technologies, and IP management strategies. Tony drafts and prosecutes patent applications relating to medical devices, medical imaging systems, electronic circuits, electronic devices, communication systems, radar systems, video and signal processing systems, mass spectrometry, fuel cell technology, alternative energy sources, internet systems, business methods, as well as mechanical and clean tech devices.
Tony has worked on patent matters with small, mid and large-sized corporations, universities and tech transfer organizations, as well as individual inventors across Canada. He has also worked with clients to develop in-house IP programs.
Tony has several years of industry experience having worked as an Associate ASIC engineer with a major Canadian video processing company. He also worked as a Digital Signal Processing Specialist with a pipeline inspection company where he focused on signal and image processing.
While obtaining his honours B.A.Sc. in electrical engineering, Tony studied a wide range of topics including semiconductors, signal processing, electronics, control theory and communication. During his M.A.Sc. in electrical engineering, Tony did research at the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and studied signal detection, signal processing, acoustics, auditory evoked potentials, and human auditory physiology. While earning his MBA with distinction, Tony studied a variety of topics including financial services, strategy, entrepreneurship, and negotiations.