Brian Y. Lee

Gowling WLG

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5
Phone: (604) 443-7682
Fax: (604) 683-3558

Brian Lee is a partner based in Gowling WLG’s Vancouver office and co-manages the firm’s Beijing office and China practice. He is past head of the office’s Intellectual Property Group and past co-chair of the office’s Technology Industry Group. Brian practises exclusively in the area of intellectual property with an emphasis on patent matters. He is a lawyer as well as a Registered Canadian and US Patent Agent. Brian’s practice focuses on patenting mechanical and materials engineering, electrochemistry, and computer-implemented and software technologies. He has extensive expertise in obtaining patent and industrial design protection, conducting intellectual property due diligence audits, managing intellectual property portfolios, and patent disputes including assessing patent infringement and validity risks. Brian is a regular speaker and author on various intellectual property topics, including the patent eligibility of computer-implemented inventions in Canada and elsewhere. Brian has also been an instructor on patent law for a number of organizations including the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada. Brian has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, Who’s Who Legal: Patent Agents, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and IAM Patent 1000.

Year Called to the Bar:1998 (BC)
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