In response to members’ feedback regarding the need for more networking opportunities, IPIC is presenting the first in a series of breakfast sessions where both businesses and IP professionals can meet and discuss various IP topics. Each session will include a short presentation on an IP-related topic as well as time to network during breakfast. The sessions will be offered in various locations across Canada.   

This first breakfast session will focus on intellectual property aspects of agreements between early-stage companies and partners, including universities, employees and partnerships with other organizations. Participants will learn about common IP issues that arise in technology licensing and collaboration agreements and strategies for protecting core company IP while also getting the deal done.

The event will take place at MaRS Discovery District, offering IP professionals, entrepreneurs and business experts the opportunity to network.


Nathaniel Lipkus | Intellectual Property Litigator

Nathaniel Lipkus Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Nathaniel is a patent and trademark agent and an intellectual property (IP) litigator. His practice focuses on contentious legal issues confronting innovation-intensive industries, with an emphasis on patent and regulatory issues facing pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. In addition to his role as advocate, Nathaniel provides strategic advice on IP portfolio and risk management, including in the context of IP transactions. He has assisted companies in a variety of innovation-intensive industries by coordinating IP, regulatory and commercial strategies. Nathaniel also has a depth of experience advising on international trade-related IP matters.


The cost to attend this breakfast session is $49. A buffet breakfast will be served. Register early as space is limited. 

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will not be issued after June 11, 2018, but substitutions will be permitted.


MaRS Discovery District, Room CR3
101 College Street
Toronto, ON