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Loyalist College

376 Wallbridge Loyalist Road

Belleville, ON K8N 5B9

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Launch Lab, MBM Intellectual Property and The Applied Research Centre for Natural Products and Medical Cannabis invite you to join us for an informative session about Intellectual Property Protection for the cannabis and natural product sectors.

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Room Location- Dining Hall Lounge

8:00- Breakfast and Networking

8:30- Intellectual Property 101

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Carol Miernicki, Business Advisor, IP, Launch Lab, The Innovation Centre

Carol is an experienced and recognized intellectual property executive and consultant. She is a Registered Patent Agent in the United States and Canada who understands both the practice of science and the business requirements for successful patent protection and commercialization of new technologies.

Carol has extensive IP experience spanning many disciplines, including biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, engineering, informatics, chemistry and materials. From comprehensive IP strategy to successful drafting and prosecution, she achieves real results and impacts for clients. Carol has a PhD in biochemistry (Cornell) and BSc (Illinois) and is known as a strategist with vision and proven ability to expertly implement creative solutions in challenging situations.

Launch Lab is a Regional Innovation Centre is a member of the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs, a provincially-funded network of resources for entrepreneurs. As a RIC, our regional boundaries consist of most of southeastern Ontario (Trenton, down to Picton, over to Cornwall, and back up and around through Smiths Falls and Bancroft).

Scott Miller, Co-Managing Partner, Certified Specialist (IP)

Scott Miller is a co-managing partner at MBM and Chair of the Litigation Department. He is also certified as a specialist in all areas of Canadian Intellectual Property Law (Patent/Trademark/Copyright) by the Law Society of Ontario. In addition, Scott has recently been nominated and selected for "Who's Who Legal: Sports & Entertainment 2017", as one of the leading practitioners in this field.

Scott has over 25 years of IP litigation experience ranging from trademarks, patents, copyright and industrial designs to NOCs, anti-counterfeiting, domain names and trade secrets. He appreciates that IP acquisition, IP utilization and litigation are business tools that can be used as a sword or a shield depending on the client’s business strategy. Armed with this understanding and his extensive experience, Scott works closely with his clients to develop and implement strategies that meet their business needs. Scott’s clients include many multinational companies in the fields of health and personal care products, cosmetics, sports, clothing, restaurants, optics, medical devices, telecommunications, transportation and alcoholic beverages.

Carol and Scott will provide overviews of :

  • The patent process

  • Plant Breeder's Rights Act

  • Industrial Designs

  • Trademarks


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376 Wallbridge Loyalist Road

Belleville, ON K8N 5B9

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