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Lei Liu
Associate, Ottawa
Patent Agent

 

CONTACT
Phone: 613.232.2486
Fax: 613.232.8440
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QUALIFICATIONS
  • Peking University B.Sc. (Biological Science) 2003
  • Queen's University Ph.D. (Biochemistry) 2009; thesis titled Effects of Apolipoprotein(a) on Vascular Endothelial Cell Function: Insights into Possible Physiological and/or Pathological Roles for Lipoprotein(a)
  • Registered Patent Agent 2011
 

Dr. Lei Liu's practice focusses exclusively on drafting and prosecuting Canadian patent applications, and coordinating the drafting and prosecution of patent applications in the United States. His client activities involve pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, universities, and research institutions.

Lei's educational background is in the fields of biotechnology, biological science and chemistry. His doctoral studies focussed on cardiovascular, obesity and atherosclerosis research. Lei was the recipient of several awards during his studies, including the Merck Frosst Schering Award and AstraZeneca Award for presentations delivered at the Canadian Lipoprotein Conference, as well as the Dr. Robert John Wilson Fellowship. He also took part in the Stroke, Cardiovascular, Obesity, Lipids, Atherosclerosis Research (SCOLAR) Training Program funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research.

PRACTICE AREAS
Patents
Life Sciences
Industrial Designs
Pharmaceutical
Chemical & Industrial Biotechnology
Cannabis
 
LANGUAGES SPOKEN
English
Chinese
 

Memberships

  • Associate, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Association of Chinese Canadian Entrepreneurs

Publications

  • "Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses: Canada Chapter" (co-authors: Steven Garland, Daniel Davies), Patent Protection for Second Medical Uses, Wolters Kluwer Law, September 26 2016  
  • "Apolipoprotein (a) stimulates vascular endothelial cell growth and migration and signals through integrin alphaVbeta3," Biochemical Journal, 2009, 418(2):325-36
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