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Chris is an IP Lawyer who focuses mainly on patent prosecution and licensing in the life science domain. Chris also works with our clients on trademark, design and copyright matters.
Chris graduated from the Peter A. Allard School of Law at the University of British Columbia in May 2020. He previously completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology and Immunology in 2015 and a Master of Science degree in Experimental Medicine in 2018; both were completed at McGill University. His graduate research focused on the role of arsenic immunotoxicity in cardiovascular disease and has co-authored four peer-reviewed scientific journal articles in Toxicological Sciences and Environmental Health Perspectives.
In addition to his academic work, Chris volunteered with the Wills Clinic at Access Pro Bono and AIDS Vancouver, as well as with the Access Pro Bono Civil Chambers Program. He also served on the board of Start Proud Vancouver, an LGBTQ networking organization for students and young professionals. In his spare time, Chris is an avid cross-country and downhill skier in the winter, cyclist throughout the year, and a dinghy sailor when the wind cooperates.
BSc (Microbiology and Immunology) – McGill University
MSc (Experimental Medicine) – McGill University
JD (Law) – Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia