Tierney GB Deluzio
Articling Student, Toronto


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  • University of Western Ontario, J.D., 2017
  • University of Western Ontario, M.E.Sc. (Biomaterials & Biochemical Engineering) 2014; Thesis titled Perfluorinated molecules as novel oxygen vectors for tissue engineering
  • University of Western Ontario, B.E.Sc. (Chemical & Biochemical Engineering with distinction) 2012

Tierney GB Deluzio is an articling student in our Toronto office, and has recently completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Western Ontario.

During her legal studies, Tierney was awarded the Criminal Lawyers’ Association Prize in criminal law, the Bereskin and Parr Award in Industrial and Intellectual Property and the WeirFoulds LLP Writing Prize for a paper titled, “Regulating Tissue Engineering in Canada.” She participated as a researcher in the Harold G. Fox Intellectual Property Moot. Tierney also volunteered with the intellectual property section of the Community Legal Services, an organization which provides pro bono advice and representation to members of the London, Ontario community.

Tierney was also a research assistant to Professor Margaret Ann Wilkinson, Professor of Law and Director, Intellectual Property, Information and Technology. During her term, she co-authored two papers, “Copyright in Photographs in Canada Since 2012” and “The Term of Copyright Protection in Photographs.”


  • Student Member, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
  • Student Member, The Advocates Society


Copyright in Photographs in Canada Since 2012” (co-authors: Carolyn Soltau and Margaret Ann Wilkinson) Open Shelf, December 1, 2015

The Term of Copyright Protection in Photographs” (co-author: Margaret Ann Wilkinson) Canadian Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 31:1, 95, 2015

Cyclodextrin inclusion complexes as potential oxygen delivery vehicles in tissue engineering,” (co-authors: Kalin I. Penev, and Kibret Mequanint) Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering, Vol. 4, No.11, 957-966, November 2014

3D scaffolds in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine: beyond structural templates?” (co-authors: Dawit G. Seifu and Kibret Mequanint) Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing, 1(3), 267-281, 2013

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