Areas of expertise: Intellectual Property Law, including patent, trademark, copyright and industrial design protection and maintenance; Legal opinions on issues including patentability, trademark registrability, freedom-to-operate, due diligence analysis, and IP portfolio management.
Current role: Associate, North & Company LLP
Suzanne combines her scientific background with over 15 years of intellectual property law experience to bridge the gap between innovators seeking to protect their IP assets and the legal world. As a registered patent and trademark agent, Suzanne provides her services in the life sciences space, including medical devices, chemical compounds, biologics, and pharmaceuticals. Suzanne’s clients range from local early-stage SMEs to established companies and post-secondary institutions across North America. In addition to her law degree, Suzanne has a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from the University of Alberta.