Louis Allard

PhD

Counsel

Ottawa
LAllard@blg.com
613.787.3738

Louis is a registered Canadian/U.S. patent agent. He specializes in drafting and prosecuting patent applications related to high technology, including:

  • solar energy
  • lightwave
  • telecommunications
  • electrical circuit design
  • mechanical systems

Prior to joining BLG, Louis was a postdoctoral fellow at the Université de Montréal, a research assistant at the National Research Council and an optical designer at JDS Uniphase Corp. He is an inventor on four U.S. patents related to the measurement and control of the polarization of light beams.

He is fluent in French and English.

Experience

  • Obtained multiple patents for a company working in the field of concentrated photovoltaics.
  • Obtained multiple patents for clients working in the fields of rehabilitation equipment and waste water treatment systems.

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of Intellectual Asset Magazine's (IAM) Patent 1000 The World's Leading Patent Professionals (Prosecution)

Education

  • PhD, University of Ottawa, 1994
  • M.Sc., Universit√© de Moncton, 1990
  • B. Sc., Universit√© de Moncton, 1987