Nathaniel Lipkus is a partner in the Intellectual Property Department at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP. His legal practice focuses principally on contentious intellectual property matters, covering patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets. He is part of Osler’s Emerging & High-Growth Companies group assisting with IP strategy and IP aspects of commercial arrangements, including tech transfer and commercialization. He was lead counsel for the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario in a pro bono effort to gain free public access to gene patents for cardiac genetic tests in Canada. Nathaniel is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)’s Council and publishes avidly on hot topics in intellectual property.