Job Title: Lawyer and Patent Agent
Stacey specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent and industrial design applications in the field of life sciences, agriculture, mechanical, medical devices, and consumer products. She also conducts due diligence work, including providing patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom to operate opinions. She assists start-up and emerging companies, as well as large Canadian and international corporations with their patent portfolios.
As part of her studies in molecular genetics at the University of Manitoba, Stacey completed a research internship at Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, where she worked on formulating and testing Bacillus subtilis bio-fungicides for the treatment of clubroot disease in canola. She specializes in agricultural technologies in both the life science and mechanical fields, including genetically modified seed, indoor growing systems, food formulations, and agricultural machinery and implements.
Stacey is very involved with LES and is the former LES (USA & Canada) Young Members’ Congress (YMC) Chair and the incoming LES International YMC Chair.