Workshop 12

Foodie Art: RTD to Plant-Based Products – Commercialization of IP in the Food and Beverage Industry

The food and beverage sector is fast moving, fiercely competitive and highly regulated.  This session aims to showcase some successful Canadian food and beverage companies that have gain global presence and recognition.  In particular, the session will explore the value of IP assets in their respective success stories against the backdrop of a challenging business environment.

Start Time: 11:00
End Time: 12:30

Drummond West
Le Centre Sheraton Montréal 1201 Boul. René-Lévesque O, Montréal, QC, H3B 2L7


  • Jayde Wood

    Lawyer, Patent Agent, and Trademark AgentGowling WLG

  • Rickey Yada

    Dean of the Faculty of Land and Food SystemsUniversity of British Columbia

  • Janet Lau

    Senior IP & Compliance ManagerMark Anthony Group

  • Yves Potvin

    FounderYves Veggie Cuisine and Garden Protein International

  • Jeff Turner

    Retired/Former President & CEODefyrus Inc. (retired)