Doug MacLean

Patent Agent, Mechanical Engineer

Began his career at a small Ottawa patent agent firm after graduating from Carleton University in 1988 with a Mechanical Engineering degree. Doug trained in all aspects of intellectual property, including trademark, industrial design and patent searching, as well as industrial design and patent drafting and prosecution. Doug was awarded the Marie Morency Prize in 1991 for obtaining the highest mark on the Patent Drafting Section of the Patent Agents Exam. Subsequently, Doug worked for the Ottawa office of a large international patent firm becoming proficient in all aspects of Canadian prosecution. Doug then joined Neil and his team in corporate practice at JDS Uniphase Inc, becoming familiar with photonics and optics

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