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Experience, Publications & Presentations



  • Drafting patent applications for mechanical, computer technology, and electrical subject matter
  • Supporting counsel in prosecuting Canadian, American, and European patent applications
  • Preparing infringement opinions
  • Preparing freedom to operate opinions
  • Conducting prior art searches and preparing patentability opinions


  • Supporting counsel in preparing and prosecuting trademark applications
  • Conducting infringement investigations

Industrial Design

  • Drafting industrial design and design patent applications
  • Supporting counsel in prosecuting industrial design and design patent applications

IP Agreement

  • Supporting counsel in IP licence portfolio management
  • Drafting and reviewing IP licences

Publications & Presentations


"Clearing Hurdles in the Race for Blockchain Patents", online:


Phase Separation and Crystallization aboard the International Space Station (poster presentation at Simon Fraser University Physics Department Summer Classic). 

Contact Ryan De Vries

Phone: 416-546-7303
Fax: 416-352-5709