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****FICPI’s Focus 45 webinars continue for the 2022-2023 season, and are a valuable free benefit to FICPI members.*  

In this session, Louis-Pierre Gravelle, our Focus 45 Moderator will discuss business development for IP firms with Michael Evans.  

Michael Evans BD for IP   Michael works together with attorneys, IP firms & departments around the world to help them realise their business development goals. He has specialised in delivering business opportunities in the IP legal field with both clients and associates around the world since 2003. He has a proven track record in international sales, account management, and BD, as well as strong client-facing skills. 

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Louis-Pierre Gravelle, FICPI webinar host


Louis-Pierre Gravelle is Partner at Bereskin & Parr in Canada and Vice President of FICPI's Professional Excellence Committee.

He specialises in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and providing patentability, validity, infringement and right to manufacture opinions in the fields of electricity, telecommunications, mechanical and information technology. He is a registered patent agent in Canada and in the United States (1998).

Louis-Pierre is involved in due diligence matters and managing patent portfolios. He is also involved in strategic counselling for start-ups, small, medium and large-sized businesses.

A member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), Louis-Pierre was called to the Québec Bar in 1995. He is also a member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec (OIQ). Louis-Pierre Gravelle is past-chair of the Intellectual Property Section of the Canadian Bar Association (CBA) and past co-president of the Joint Liaison Committee – Patents between the Patent office and IPIC. He is a Councillor for FICPI Canada.

He is listed in the IAM Patents 1000, and has been since 2012. Louis-Pierre is often called upon to speak on a variety of IP-related topics, at local and international conferences and events.

FICPI members please login to access the Zoom registration link without payment. 

Non-members - there is now an Euro 50 charge per webinar

You are welcome to stay online after the webinar for 15 minutes for freeform discussions with Louis-Pierre and Michael in our Wonder room - the link will be provided during the webinar.