BASc (Electrical Engineering)(Waterloo), JD (Osgoode), of the Bar of Ontario
Stephen Lam practises intellectual property law with Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, with a focus on obtaining and leveraging intellectual property rights. He regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications for electrical, computer, and mechanical technology. He also prepares and prosecutes trademark applications.
Mr. Lam assists clients with commercializing intellectual property rights. He advises on intellectual property-related agreements and provides technical and strategic guidance on infringement issues. He is also experienced with freedom-to-operate (product clearance) projects.
Mr. Lam is a licensed professional engineer in Ontario. Prior to practising law, he worked for five years in both North America and Asia as an engineer at a large multi-national semiconductor company. He combines his extensive industry and intellectual property law experiences to assist clients, from start-ups to large high-technology companies, with evaluating technology and developing effective intellectual property portfolios.