Lisa Thorne

Gowling WLG

550 Burrard St, Suite 2300, Bentall 5, PO Box 30
Vancouver, BC V6C 2B5
Phone: (604) 443-7668
Fax: (604) 683-3558

Lisa Thorne is a lawyer and patent agent in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office, practising in the firm's Intellectual Property group. She is also registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Lisa works with clients ranging from small start-ups to large multinational corporations. With a practice that focuses on patent drafting and prosecution in the areas of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry, materials science, chemical engineering, and nanotechnology, Lisa also regularly prepares patent validity and infringement opinions and represents clients in respect of their intellectual property transactions, including licenses, acquisitions and research and development agreements. She manages global IP portfolios and prepares opinions that have formed an integral part of the investment due diligence conducted by many companies regarding acquisitions and transactions and in allocating corporate resources. Lisa has also assisted clients in evaluating the patent "landscape" of a particular field in order to identify a strategic basis on which to direct their research initiatives and investment, and to identify potential licensing and revenue opportunities.

Year Called to the Bar:2008 (BC)
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