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Partner at Fasken
Acting for a range of clients, from individual inventors, start-ups and other early stage companies to large multinational companies, Mr Penner provides strategic advice in a variety of technology areas, including biotechnology, chemistry, energy, social media, insurance, communications and digital marketing.
Mr Penner regularly speaks and writes extensively on all aspects of IP rights, particularly the commercialisation of IP rights for start-ups, as well as commercial matters for companies with respect to IP rights in national, cross-border and multinational commercial transactions. He is frequently sought after by national and international media as a commentator on IP matters.
As a registered patent agent with the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Mr Penner advises clients on the drafting and prosecuting of patent applications worldwide, covering a range of subject matters, including biotechnology, chemistry and other life sciences.
As a registered trademark agent, Mr Penner advises local, national and international clients on how to efficiently and effectively conduct branding strategies as well as protect, maintain and enforce trademark rights in Canada, the United States and other jurisdictions.
Mr Penner is frequently called on to advise clients on commercialising IP rights, including technology acquisition and licensing, freedom to operate and patentability opinions, as well as IP components of high value national, cross-border and multi-jurisdictional corporate transactions (eg, financing, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures).