Patent Agent / Shareholder
Mathieu is a patent agent registered to act before the Canadian and United States Patent Offices. Mathieu’s expertise allows him to represent clients ranging from start-up, mid-size and multi-national companies and organizations, as well as domestic and international universities. Mathieu assists clients in the drafting, prosecution and management of patent applications, prior art searches, due diligence analysis of portfolios, and the preparation of validity, infringement, or freedom-to-operate opinions.
Mathieu’s background is biochemistry, but his expertise is varied and includes inventions in the following fields: simple mechanics, medical devices, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmaceuticals and business methods.
Mathieu performed a post-doctoral fellowship at the Génome Québec and McGill University Innovation Center, where he studied DNA microarray data analysis, to then occupy a Scientific Coordinator position for the development of « FlexArray », a software tool for DNA microarray data analysis.
Mathieu started his career in intellectual property in 2007 by joining the Montréal office of Bereskin & Parr, to then joined the BENOÎT & CÔTÉ team in 2009. He became a licensed patent agent in Canada in 2011, and in the United States in 2012.