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Tamara O'Connell
Associate, Toronto
Barrister and Solicitor,
Patent and Trademark Agent

 

CONTACT
Phone: 416.593.5514
Fax: 416.591.1690
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YEAR OF CALL
Ontario Bar 2013
QUALIFICATIONS
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland B.Eng. (Electrical) 2009
  • University of Toronto J.D. 2012
  • Registered Trademark Agent 2014
  • Registered Patent Agent 2015
  • Registered to practise before the United States Patent and Trademark Office
 

Tamara O’Connell regularly prepares and prosecutes patent applications in a wide range of technologies, particularly in the mechanical, electrical, computer and software fields. She has experience with other aspects of intellectual property procurement, including providing patentability opinions and conducting freedom-to-operate assessments, as well as assisting clients in securing industrial design protection. Tamara also provides support to the firm's litigation team by offering expertise in the preparation of infringement and validity opinions. Tamara has experience ranging from simple mechanical inventions to complex inventions in high-tech industries for clients ranging in size from solo inventors to multinational corporations.

Tamara is the recipient of the J. Edward Maybee Memorial Prize from the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada for having achieved the highest overall mark in the 2015 Patent Agent Examination.

During her legal studies, Tamara served on the Senior Board of the University of Toronto Faculty of Law Review.

PRACTICE AREAS
Patents
Copyright & Media
Trademarks
Litigation
Electrical/Electronics
Software/Information Technologies
Industrial Designs
Cleantech
Industrial/Mechanical
 

Memberships

  • Secretary, Toronto Intellectual Property Group Executive 
  • Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Affiliate, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Member, American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Member, Toronto Intellectual Property Group
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