Isabelle PelletierPh.D.

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Partner | Patent Agent

Isabelle Pelletier is a partner and patent agent in Lavery’s intellectual property group (previously a partner of Goudreau Gage Dubuc* since January 2016). Isabelle is a patent agent in Canada and the United States and holds a Bachelor of Science degree and a Ph.D. in chemistry from Université Laval and a postdoctoral fellowship in material sciences from the University of Delaware.

Her practice covers the areas of chemistry, pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and nanotechnology. It also includes domestic and foreign patent prosecution. She also provides opinions and counselling regarding patentability as well as patent validity and infringement matters. 

Isabelle is also part of the intellectual property litigation group to which she provides technical expertise.

* In September 2018, Lavery Lawyers and Goudreau Gage Dubuc (GGD) integrated their operations in order to offer their clients a complete range of legal services.

Publications

  • “The Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) comes into effect today!”, Newsletter GGData, 2017
  • “It’s time for your 1st patent!”, Newsletter GGData, 2015
  • “Omnibus Bill C-43 – PLT and the Hague Agreement”, Newsletter GGData, October 30, 2014
  • “Ownership of Inventions Made by Employees in Canada”, Newsletter GGData, Vol. 6, No. 1, May 2006

Conferences

  • La PME et les brevets”, several occurrences
  • La propriété intellectuelle et les chimistes”, several occurrences
  • La recherche et les brevets”, with A. Dumont, several occurrences
  • “La propriété intellectuelle (PI) : les rudiments » et l’étude de cas « Jean Laflèche”, several occurrences
  • "PM(NOC) Strategy”, 2018
  • Régimes fiscaux Patent Box à l’international et la nouvelle déduction pour sociétés innovantes au Québec”, 2017
  • “IP Careers for Chemists”, 2017
  • “Patents – Everything you’ve always wanted to know”, 2014
  • La propriété intellectuelle comme actif d’entreprise”, with C. Desjardins, 2012
  • Quand le brevet se fait élastique: Stratégies et astuces pour étirer ou raccourcir les délais lors de la poursuite d’une demande de brevet”, with A. Dumont, 2012
  • I.P. and you; So, you want a career in I.P.?”, 2008
  • Quelle est donc la place d’un(e) chimiste dans le monde des brevets?”, 2008
  • I. Pelletier, A. Leclerc, “Are statements of inventions still required?”, 79th IPIC Annual Meeting, Mont-Tremblant, 2005

Professional and community activities

  • Association for Development and Innovation in Chemistry in Québec (ADICQ), board member since 2016 and vice-president since 2018 

Distinctions

  • Honour Roll of the Faculty of Graduate Studies of Université Laval, 2004-2005
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2004
  • Ph.D.: Natural Sciences and engineereing Research Council of Canada, Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, Université Laval Foundation and Hydro-Québec Fund, 2002-2004
  • M.Sc.: Natural Sciences and engineering Research Council of Canada, Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, 1999-2002

Education

  • Ph.D. Chemistry, Université Laval, 2004
  • B.Sc. Chemistry, Université Laval, 1999

Boards and Professional Affiliations

  • Honor Board of the Faculty of Graduate Studies of Université Laval, 2004-2005
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, 2004
  • Ph.D.: Natural Sciences and engineereing Research Council of Canada, Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, Université Laval Foundation and Hydro-Québec Fund, 2002-2004
  • M.Sc.: Natural Sciences and engineering Research Council of Canada, Fonds québécois de recherche sur la nature et les technologies, 1999-2002
  • B.Sc.: Programme Défi, François-Montmorency Laval and Mathieu Foundations, 1996-1999
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