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Andrew Montague

Associate - Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent

Profile

Andrew Montague is an associate and patent agent with Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm’s Ottawa office. Andrew’s practice covers a variety of intellectual property areas including patent and trademark prosecution as well as assisting in various forms of intellectual property litigation. Andrew also assists in matters involving the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations and other regulatory issues.

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Andrew completed a Master’s degree in the field of crop biotechnology. During this time he received a number of awards, including scholarships from the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. As part of his graduate studies, Andrew also interned with a major international seed company and a Canadian biotechnology firm, working on technical, regulatory, and business development issues. After graduate school, Andrew worked as a biotechnology regulator at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Andrew attended law school at the University of Ottawa, where he graduated magna cum laude, receiving a number of scholarships and awards.

Education & Qualifications

  • B.Sc. (Honours Molecular Biology & Genetics), University of Guelph (2003)
  • M.Sc. (Plant Agriculture), University of Guelph (2006)
  • LL.B., University of Ottawa (2010)
  • Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario (2011)
  • Registered Trademark Agent, Canada (2012)
  • Registered Patent Agent, Canada (2014)

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association – CBA (Member)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC (Affiliate)
  • IPIC – Young Practitioners Committee (Member)
  • IPIC – Biotechnology Patents Committee (Member)
  • IPIC – Patent Legislation Committee (Member)
  • Canada Law Book’s Canadian Patent Reporter – CPR – Editorial Board (Member)
  • County of Carleton Law Association – CCLA
  • Association of University Technology Managers – AUTM
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