Roger Kuypers practices in the areas of life sciences, emerging technologies and intellectual property law in Fasken’s Vancouver office. He is the Chair of the region’s Life Sciences industry group and the Intellectual Property practice group. Roger advises businesses and institutions on the development, acquisition and commercialization of technologies. He also assists with corporate matters, finance and acquisitions.
In the life sciences area, his clients include biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies. Roger assists clients to negotiate license and research agreements with Universities in Canada and abroad. He also assists with the negotiation of manufacture and supply agreements for pharmaceuticals and functional foods.
When it comes to IP expertise, Roger assists clients with trademark and copyright applications, patent assignments and licensing, and works with a network of foreign intellectual property professionals to create and maintain international trademark and patent portfolios. He conducts intellectual property audits and provides strategic advice for the development, protection and commercialization of intellectual property assets.
IT companies in need of assistance in the field of systems acquisitions, software development and outsourcing also seek out Roger’s counsel.