Kathleen Marsman

PhD

Patent Agent, Senior Associate

Ottawa
KMarsman@blg.com
613.787.3572

Kathleen drafts and prosecutes patent applications for the life sciences, biotechnology, nutrition and chemistry sectors. She counsels patent applicants on matters of patentability, filing strategy and portfolio management. Her clients include:

  • universities
  • healthcare institutions
  • start-ups
  • multinational pharmaceutical and consumer product companies

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Chair, Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Commercialization (CMZ) grant committee, 2017-present
  • Fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Intellectuelle
  • Member, Association of University Technology Managers

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2018 edition (and since 2013) of Intellectual Asset Magazine's (IAM) Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals (Patent Prosecution - Recommended)

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ph.D. (Nutrition and Metabolism), University of Alberta, 1995
  • M.Sc., (Nutrition), University of Alberta, 1990
  • B.Sc. (Hons. Biochemistry), University of Waterloo, 1988