In this Focus 45 webinar the Louis Lagler will be in discussion with Louis-Pierre Gravelle.
Louis Lagler is a Partner at Rentsch & Partner in Switzerland and is also a Vice President of FICPI's Professional Excellence Committee (PEC).
Louis Lagler studied mechanical engineering at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zürich (ETH), focusing on airplane statics and lightweight construction, as well as combustion engines. After conclusion of his studies he worked as scientific assistant at the institute for lightweight construction and cableway techniques together with Prof. Dr. Hans-Reinhard Meyer-Piening and was in charge during three years for a Brite-Euram project as well as for holding lectures on fiber composites and structural stability. 2012-2018 Louis Lagler was president of the Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys. Now he is member of the board of the Association of Swiss Patent and Trademark Attorneys.
Louis-Pierre Gravelle is Partner at Bereskin & Parr in Canada and Vice President of FICPI's Professional Excellence Committee (PEC)
Louis-Pierre 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