Gail Silver is a registered Canadian and US patent agent in our Intellectual Property Group in our Ottawa office. She specializes in chemical, pharmaceutical, medical polymer, and biotechnology patents. Her work involves drafting patents and providing validity and infringement opinions. She prosecutes patent applications before both the Canadian and US Patent Offices on behalf of Canadian and international clients.
Gail’s doctoral work focused on the interaction of inorganic molecules with DNA, and in 1996 she completed post-doctoral studies in triplex DNA formations at the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris.
She is multilingual, speaking English, French, German, and Spanish