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Experience, Publications & Presentations

Experience

Patent

  • Drafting patent applications for electrical, software, and mechanical subject matter
  • Preparing provisional and regular patent applications for filing in Canada and abroad
  • Preparing responses to objections and rejections in office actions from domestic and foreign patent offices
  • Preparing patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom to operate opinions
  • Providing strategic domestic and foreign patent advice

Trademark

  • Drafting and preparing trademark applications for filing
  • Preparing responses to trademark examiner's reports
  • Conducting infringement and trademark use investigations
  • Providing strategic domestic and foreign trademark advice

Industrial Design

  • Drafting and preparing Canadian industrial design and United States design patent applications
  • Preparing responses to objections and rejections in office actions from domestic and foreign intellectual property offices
  • Providing strategic domestic and international design protection advice

IP Agreement

  • Providing advice on intellectual property licencing and transfers
  • Preparing intellectual property assignments and licensing agreements

IP Litigation and Enforcement

  • Preparing and sending cease and desist and demand letters
  • Preparing pleadings and written representations on motions in Federal Court proceedings

Publications & Presentations

2017

"Clearing Hurdles in the Race for Blockchain Patents", online: http://www.bereskinparr.com/index.cfm?cm=Doc&ce=downloadPDF&primaryKey=914

2013

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