Andrew Hicks
Andrew Hicks
Senior Patent Agent
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Andrew Hicks is a senior patent agent in our Canmore office with over 25 years’ experience in the preparation, prosecution, and management of complex patent portfolios.

He began his career as a research engineer in Ottawa with a large multi-disciplinary biomedical engineering project before joining the patent profession in 1991. When he left the engineering world, he began his patent career in Ottawa with one of Canada’s largest IP firms.

Andrew’s practice is diverse, representing a wide variety of domestic and foreign clients before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). His practice is focused on the creation and management of patent portfolios for domestic clients and devising appropriate domestic and international IP strategies to match the business objectives of his clients.

He has contributed to the creation of IP portfolios across a wide range of technical disciplines including biochemistry, chemical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering, biomedical engineering, high technology and all aspects of the energy and oil and gas industries.

Outside the Office

Andrew is a keen outdoor enthusiast and enjoys any variety of outdoor adventure involving skiing or sailing.

Registered Patent Agent in Canada
1994 - Present
United States Patent Agent
1995 - Present
American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Fédération Internationale de Conseil pour Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
University of Ottawa, 1990, Masters Science, Chemical Engineering
Queen's University, 1986, Bachelor of Science, Biochemistry, with Honours