Christine Wong is a Principal and patent agent in the firm’s Toronto office. She works with clients ranging in size from start-ups to multi-nationals, to help them plan out their IP needs and obtain patent protection.
She has experience preparing and prosecuting patent applications in the areas of artificial intelligence, virtual and augmented reality, autonomous driving, medical devices, electrical and biomedical engineering, and telecommunications. She has spent many years navigating the changing landscape of software and computer-related patents.
She has prosecuted patent applications directly before the Canadian and U.S. patent offices, and has managed the prosecution of patent applications in Europe, China, Korea and Japan, among other jurisdictions. As such, she is able to help her clients to build and understand their global IP portfolio.
In a previous role as an engineer, Christine worked in the research and development of electrosurgical medical devices, including catheters and guidewires. She has also conducted research related to fMRI and MRI at Sunnybrook and Women’s College Health Sciences Centre.
- Industry Involvement
- AI Intellectual Property (IP) Workshop, (co-speaker: Benjamin Mak), Vector Institute, October 24, 2023
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada — IPIC