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Benjamin Mak

Partner - Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent

Tel: 416-865-3502
Office: Toronto

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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, 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.

  • B.A.Sc. (Eng. Sci.), University of Toronto (2001)
  • LL.B., University of Western Ontario (2005)
  • Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario (2006)
  • Registered Patent Agent, Canada (2007)
  • Registered Trademark Agent, Canada (2007)
  • Registered Patent Agent, United States (2007)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC (Affiliate)
  • Canadian Bar Association – CBA
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – IEEE
    • Engineering in Medicine and Biology Toronto (Chair)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Leading Lawyer (2020)
  • Recipient of the 2019 Lexpert Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 Award

Business Methods” patentable: 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.

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The lawyers and patent and trademark agents at Ridout & Maybee LLP bring both legal expertise and real-world industry knowledge to work for our clients. Many of our professionals were leaders in their technical field prior to working in intellectual property law, and hold advanced degrees and certifications.