David Nauman obtains, evaluates and advises on patent protection in the Vancouver office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His areas of specialty include:
- Drafting and prosecuting patent applications in fields related to biotechnology, life sciences, pharmaceuticals, therapeutics, medical devices, chemistry, and oil and gas.
- Advising on patentability, validity, infringement and freedom-to-operate issues.
- Advising on international patent strategies and portfolio management.
After graduate school, David had the opportunity to work at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario as a research associate, and at a start-up biotechnology company in Ottawa. He has conducted research in the areas of synthetic organic chemistry, cell-surface remodelling, and molecular and cellular biology.
David passed the Canadian Patent Agent exams in 2009, and has been involved in obtaining patent protection on behalf of corporate, government and academic clients in the life sciences and manufacturing sectors.