Charles A. Boulakia

Called to the bar: 2002 (ON)
5th Flr.
250 University Ave.
Toronto, Ontario M5H 3E5
Phone: 416-865-3518
Fax: 416-362-0823
Website Link: www.ridoutmaybee.com
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ProfileCharles Boulakia is a partner of Ridout & Maybee LLP in the firm's Toronto office. His practice is principally directed towards the preparation and prosecution of patent applications in the biotechnology, chemistry, biofuel, oil and gas and pharmaceutical areas. Charles provides his clients with IP due diligence, validity, and freedom to operate opinions. Charles also drafts and negotiates license agreements and occasionally advises on food and drug regulatory law, including product labelling and advertising. Previous to his career in law, Charles worked briefly in venture capital, “big pharma”, and for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
EducationB.Sc. (Biochemistry), 1993, McGill University; M.Sc. (Biochemistry), 1996, McGill University, McGill Cancer Research Centre; Combined M.B.A./LL.B., 2000, University of Western Ontario (Gold Medallist); Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 2002; Registered Trade-mark Agent, Canada, 2004; Registered Patent Agent, Canada, 2005; Registered Patent Agent, U.S. (2006) (for Canadian applicants only);
MembershipsRoyal Canadian Institute for the Advancement of Science (RCIScience) – Secretary and member of Council; Ryerson University Law and Business Clinic (Advisor); International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property – AIPPI (Pharmaceutical Patent Committee); Intellectual Property Institute of Canada – IPIC (Affiliate); Norman Esch Engineering Innovation and Entrepreneurship Award (Selection Committee Member); Licensing Executives Society – LES – Toronto Chapter (Co-Chair – 2006-2011)
Areas of PracticePatents; Biotechnology & Pharmaceutical Law; Advertising & Marketing Law
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