Louis Allard

Louis Allard

PhD

Counsel

Ottawa
LAllard@blg.com
613.787.3738

Louis is a registered Canadian and U.S. patent agent. He specializes in obtaining patent protection in energy and physics-related fields. This includes nuclear energy, solar energy, electron beam and x-ray beam sterilization equipment, mechanical devices, manufacturing equipment and electronics. He also has significant experience in obtaining patent protection in the field of computer implemented inventions and telecommunications. 

Louis works in both official languages.

Experience

  • Former member of the Patent Agent Examining Board for the patent application drafting exam.
  • Drafting and prosecuting patent applications in Canada, the United States and internationally for innovators and established companies.
  • Providing opinions on patentability, infringement and validity.
  • Advising on patent filing and IP portfolio strategies
  • As an inventor, obtained four U.S. patents in the field of optical polarization

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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, Association of University Technology Mangers (AUTM)

Community Involvement

  • Minor Hockey Trainer

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., Université de Moncton, 1990
  • B. Sc., Université de Moncton, 1987