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Graeme holds a PhD in medical and molecular genetics and has postdoctoral research experience in protein engineering. He drafts and prosecutes patent applications in the life sciences, with particular expertise in antibody-related technologies, gene editing, diagnostics and personalized medicine. Graeme also assists clients with Plant Breeders' Rights (PBR) applications and is himself an amateur breeder of Passiflora varieties.
Graeme conducted his doctoral research at The Hospital for Sick Children (University of Toronto), which culminated in the discovery of the human gene that is mutated in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome. He then worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, U.K., focusing on synthetic biology and directed evolution.
Graeme conducted his doctoral research at The Hospital for Sick Children, which culminated in the discovery of the human gene that is mutated in Shwachman-Diamond syndrome – an inherited disease involving bone marrow failure, leukemia risk, pancreatic exocrine insufficiency and varied developmental problems.
Graeme then worked for three years as a postdoctoral researcher at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, UK, focusing on synthetic biology and protein engineering.
Drafting and prosecuting patent applications for biotechnology, life sciences and pharmaceutical inventions for Canadian and international patent offices.
Providing opinions on patentability, infringement, validity and freedom-to-operate issues.
Advising and assisting with technology transfer in Canadian universities and teaching hospitals.
Co-author, "Canada's Diagnostic Examination Practice Faces Scrutiny," LifeSigns: Life Sciences Legal Trends in Canada, 2018
Speaker, “Patents, Policy, and Precision Medicine: Challenges to Bringing” Innovative Products to Market,” Healthy Canada Conference: Access to Affordable Medicines (The Conference Board of Canada), April 26-27, 2017
Author, "Haunted by the Spirit of the Invention: Recent Examination Guidelines from the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for Medical Diagnostics Channel the Spectre of Contribution Analysis," The Canadian Intellectual Property Review, January 2016
Author, "Responding to a Difficult Diagnosis: Strategies for Addressing Objections Based on New Canadian Examination Guidelines for Medical Diagnostic Methods," LifeSigns: Life Sciences Legal Trends in Canada, 2016