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Graham McKinnon

Patent Prosecution

Graham McKinnon founded his own patent prosecution firm in Toronto in 2010 and opened a Vancouver Office in 2012. Carbon Patents specializes in providing patent advice, particularly to local companies, including start-up companies and academic institutions.

Graham has a Master’s Degree with honours in Biochemistry from Oxford University (1999) and is registered to practice before the Canadian Patent Office (2004) and the United States Patent Office (2005). He is also a member of both The Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle. Graham has spoken internationally about intellectual property and collaborated with colleagues to draft proposed legislative changes to the Canadian Patent Act for consideration by Parliament.