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Anil Bhole

Lawyer and Patent Agent and Trademark Agent at BHOLE IP LAW

Anil holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Waterloo and worked in embedded software development prior to entering the legal profession. His legal career is diverse, having practiced at an IP boutique law firm as well as two national full service law firms in their IP groups. This experience has exposed Anil to a vast array of legal work, from patent and trade-mark prosecution and technology licensing to the IP issues raised in M&A and securities offerings.

Anil has developed numerous patent portfolios, primarily building them from the ground up. Anil has a particular interest in the high-tech areas of neural networks/machine learning, social networking, e-commerce, location based services, mobile applications, mobile devices and digital hardware.

Anil is enthusiastic about assisting early stage start-ups to develop IP strategies and pursue protection for key aspects of their technologies. Anil has also extensively assisted established companies to formulate best practices for managing their IP portfolios and leveraging IP assets.

Anil works closely with the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs. He guest lectures at the University of Waterloo and the University of Toronto and meets with entrepreneurial students to assist them in commercializing their technologies. He is also a mentor at Driven Accelerator in Toronto.