BLG is pleased to announce that Mr. Mark Schisler, a Registered Canadian Patent Agent, has joined the Firm’s Waterloo Region office. Mark is an experienced Patent Agent and has been preparing and prosecuting patent applications worldwide since 1998.

Mark’s practice concentrates on drafting patent applications and license agreements in the fields of computer technology and computer software. He has worked with a wide variety of clients from start-up companies to established companies, helping them to manage and protect their IP portfolios. In addition, Mark provides non-infringement opinions and due diligence reports, and advises venture capital investors on IP-related issues. Click here to see Mark’s full bio.

Mark is a member of Communitech, a member-led organization driving the growth and success of Waterloo Region’s technology sector. He is also a Founder and Chair of the Kitchener-Waterloo Intellectual Property Group, a Fellow of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), and Chairman of both the Information Technology Committee and Sole and Small Practioner Committee of IPIC.

Should you have any intellectual property law needs, please feel free to contact Mark at 519-579-5600 ext. 234 or at He’d be happy to speak with you.