Electrical & High Tech
Mak, Benjamin E. - Partner - Barristers & Solicitors
Benjamin's practice is principally directed towards patent drafting and prosecution, with an emphasis on electrical, mechanical, mining, biomedical and computer related technology.
Benjamin Mak is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm's Toronto office. His practice is principally directed towards patent drafting and prosecution, with an emphasis on electrical, mechanical, mining, biomedical and computer related technology.
Benjamin is a graduate of the biomedical-electrical engineering stream of the engineering science program at the University of Toronto. He previously worked as a research engineer at a Toronto area hospital, where he was involved in the development of medical imaging devices.
Education & Qualifications
B.A.Sc. (Eng. Sci.), 2001, University of Toronto
LL.B., 2005, University of Western Ontario
Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 2006
Registered Patent Agent, Canada, 2007
Registered Trade-mark Agent, Canada, 2007
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Affiliate
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Toronto, Chair
Representative Court Cases
"Business Methods" patentable: Amazon.com update, by Benjamin Mak, Matthew Norwood, Robert Wilkes and Paul Lomic, Legal Alert, February 2012
Benjamin E. Mak and Paul V. Lomic, “Business Methods can be patented” Legal Alert (a Carswell Publication), December 2010, Volume 29, No. 9