Areas of expertise: IP education and IP strategy assistance; Patentability, infringement, validity, and freedom-to-operate assessments; Branding assistance and advice; Patent application preparation; IP Licensing.
Current role: Owner of IPEAS Intellectual Property Law & Consulting
Through her consulting firm IPEAS, Sharon provides customized in-house intellectual property (IP) legal services that are tailored to every business’ goals and needs. Sharon is a lawyer and a registered patent agent and trademark agent with extensive work experience at top-tier Canadian law firms. Sharon was the recipient of Marie F. Morency Prize for obtaining the highest mark on the patent drafting exam in 2008. Since being called to the bar in 2006, Sharon has helped businesses identify and protect their IP rights in various industries, ranging from high tech to oil and gas. Being a results-driven engineer (engineering physics), Sharon has a thorough understanding of science, technology, and the innovation process.