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Ling F. Wong, Counsel | Patent Agent | Trademark Agent

Ling F. Wong

Counsel | Patent Agent | Trademark Agent Fasken
For many businesses, it is important to secure IP protection for their innovations, since IP represents an increasingly significant portion of a business’ assets; a strong IP position, in addition to providing a competitive advantage, can be attractive to potential investors and business partners.
Jurisdiction British Columbia, 1999 | Ontario, 2001
Language(s) Chinese (Cantonese), English
Office(s) Vancouver
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Overview

Ling Wong is a lawyer, patent agent and trademark agent in Vancouver advising on a broad range of intellectual property matters and helping clients to protect their intellectual property and innovations.

Ling has represented some of the most established companies in the high tech, information technology, oil and gas, cleantech, chemical, medical devices, food and beverage and consumer goods industries. He also acts for relative juniors and start-ups in these sectors.

Focusing primarily on the area of patents, Ling assists with drafting and prosecuting Canadian and foreign patent applications, managing multinational patent portfolios, providing patentability, infringement and validity opinions, and counseling clients on patent-related disputes and litigation. He also provides advice on industrial designs, trade-marks and copyrights.

Ling also has extensive experience advising on the IP aspects of commercial transactions.

Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education

Education

  • Registered Patent Agent
  • Registered Trademark Agent
  • LLB University of British Columbia
  • BA (Honours), Chemistry Oxford University

Community involvement

  • Frequent speaker for New Ventures BC Competition
  • Regular presenter for Foresight Canada’s TAP and Deliver programs
  • Mentor in the World Trade Centre Vancouver’s Trade Accelerator Program (TAP) (2019-present)

Memberships & Affiliations

Knowledge

Fasken Institute

Publications

Article IP due diligence in the NAFTA free trade zone PLC Cross-border IP in Business Transactions Handbook
Article Calculating Patent Term: A Tricky Business Intellectual Property & Technology Law Journal 19(4):15-19 (2007)

Speaking Engagements

Speaker Contracts and Management of IP Foresight - Technology Acceleration Program location location Vancouver, BC
Speaker Innovating Our Way to the Future Vancouver Startup Week / Canada China Innovation and Investment Summit location location Vancouver, BC
Speaker Contracts and Management of IP Foresight - Technology Acceleration Program location location Vancouver, BC

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