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Ali Faridkhou

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Ali Faridkhou

Technical Consultant
  • Smart & Biggar LP
English | French | Farsi

Turning technological innovation into market value

As a chemical engineer with a solid understanding of mechanical and materials engineering concepts, Ali handles projects in a wide variety of technical fields. He combines his multidisciplinary engineering background and experience in management consulting to help companies achieve their business goals in diverse sectors, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, oil and gas, food, polymers, medical devices, automotive and aerospace. Ali understands clients’ growth objectives and identifies strategic oversights through in-depth investigations of clients’ technologies, suppliers and competitors to come up with tailor-made IP strategies that allow full exploitation of innovations for commercial success.

Before joining Smart & Biggar, Ali worked as a technical consultant helping small and medium-sized enterprises recoup maximum portions of their R&D expenditures through the CRA’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program. Prior to this, he worked as an engineer for one of Canada’s largest medical device companies where he contributed to developing cutting-edge tools for minimally invasive cardiac surgeries.

During his time in R&D, Ali became familiar with how intellectual property can be leveraged to create growth for businesses. He now helps innovative companies access new markets and generate new revenue streams through flexible IP strategies designed to balance short- and long-term objectives. 


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  • Member, Canadian Society for Chemical Engineering (CSChE)