Nathaniel Lipkus

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I believe in I-Think because, by design, it forces students to engage with each other in a respectful, constructive and creative manner. I-Think offers the building blocks that every child should have as they engage in the world, be it their workplace, community or kitchen table. Integrative thinking is not easy, but a workforce of integrative thinkers is exactly what is needed to tackle today’s problems, big and small, in this time of increased intellectual polarization.

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.