Katie Jeziorski is a patent agent trainee at Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm's Toronto and Ottawa offices. Her practice is primarily focused on preparing and prosecuting patent applications with an emphasis on electrical, oil and gas, biomedical and computer related technology.
Katie's background is in electrical and biomedical engineering, however she has over 10 years of experience within the oil and gas, and mining industries. Her graduate research at Queen's University focused on modelling upper arm biomechanics within the context of improving control system performance in robotic prosthetic limbs. During her tenure in industry she honed her skills in technical writing and is a co-author on numerous publications and conference proceedings ranging from IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering to the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE).
Prior to joining Ridout & Maybee LLP, Katie was a Product Manager for an engineering consulting firm offering geophysical equipment, software and services to the oil and gas, and mining industries. In this role she also managed the filing and prosecution of patent and trademark applications, and assisted with matters relating to patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to operate opinions.
Drawing on this diverse experience across multiple industries, Katie brings a unique perspective to her work and is dedicated to understanding and addressing each client's unique challenges and needs.
Away from the office, Katie enjoys spending time outside with her family. When she is not chasing after her kids, she enjoys reading, listening to podcasts, and is an avid curler.
- B.Sc.Eng. (Biological Engineering), University of Guelph (2006)
- M.Sc.Eng. (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Queen's University (2008)
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada - IPIC (Affiliate)