Jonathan Roch – MBM Intellectual Property Law LLP

Practice/Organization Description

I assists clients with the creation, protection, management, commercialization, licensing and enforcement of their intellectual property rights including patents, trademarks, copyright, industrial designs and trade secrets. I also represents clients in domain name disputes.

My experience and successes as an entrepreneur in a sports and technology SME have provided him with first-hand perspective of the intellectual property issues and concerns when starting and running a company.

I have extensive experience drafting and prosecution of patent applications worldwide in a broad range of technologies including biochemistry, medical devices, environmental sciences and general mechanical inventions. I also has experience in drafting and negotiating intellectual property agreements, including assignment, partnership, agency, service, publishing, manufacturing, design, sales, supply, distribution, consulting, research, development, marketing, employment, independent contractor, non-disclosure, confidentiality and licensing agreements.

Wine has been both a passion and a hobby of mine for many years and, therefore, provide a broad range of legal services to the beer, wine and spirits industries, including brand creation and protection, marketing, advertising and labeling laws and regulations, trademarks, certification marks, geographic indications, trade dress, distinguishing guise and export and import compliance.

I am an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Bachelor of Applied Technology (Biotechnology) at La Cite Collegiale in Ottawa. I have also been a guest lecturer at the University of Ottawa on exceptions to exclusive rights conferred by patents, the Patented Medicines Price Review Board (PMPRB) and Canada’s Access to Medicines Regime as part of a larger course on intellectual property law as it relates to biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

Bar Admissions

Ontario Bar

Education

BSc (Biochem), LLB, LLM

Contact

270 Albert st, 14th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1P5G8, Canada


Areas of Practice
  • Commercial Law & Contracts
  • Intellectual Property
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