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Charles Pigeon

Registered Patent Agent

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McGill University, Master of Science (Chemistry), 2001

McGill University, Bachelor of Science, 1998
Life sciences, Power, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies, Technology
Practice areas:
Patents, Technology transfer and licensing, Trade secrets, Technology litigation, Intellectual property, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions


 Charles's focus is on:

  • Preparation, filing, prosecution and management of patent applications
  • Developing strategy for globally protecting and managing corporate technology within the context of our clients' corporate vision
  • Intellectual property litigation involving patent validity and patent infringement procedures
  • Due diligence in support of licencing, financing and acquisitions
  • Evaluation of competitive intellectual property rights and development of strategy to support our clients' business objectives
  • Patentability and validity assessments
  • Freedom to operate analyses
  • Industrial design applications
  • Advice to start-ups and early-stage companies

Community involvement

Charles is a coach for Atom "AAA" Football Lakeshore Panthers in Montreal.


Charles is fluent in French.

Professional involvement

Registered Canadian Patent Agent since 2007.

Professional associations

  • Member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada.


Charles has also presented at various conferences, panels, seminars, and other events, including:

  • Presenter, in 4 of a 5 part seminar series including The Patent Process, IP & Technology Litigation, Making Money on IP and Patents 201, BD&P Client Seminar, Spring 2015