Nick Toth is a patent and trade-mark agent and lawyer whose practice focuses primarily on protecting the intellectual property (IP) in electronics, optics, mechanical devices, software and internet technologies.
On behalf of diverse high-tech businesses, Mr. Toth prepares and prosecutes patent, trade-mark, industrial design and copyright applications in Canada and internationally, including United States provisional and Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) patent applications; conducts patent, industrial design and trade-mark searches and provides patentability and registrability opinions; provides IP validity and infringement opinions; prepares IP acquisition and licensing agreements, and non-disclosure agreements; prepares website policies and user agreements; conducts website and IP compliance reviews; and acquires, retrieves and safeguards domain names.
Previously, Mr. Toth was employed for five years as an electronics & opto-electronics engineer for a B.C. company manufacturing fiber-optic transmission equipment. Mr. Toth has extensive experience designing RF (radio frequency), microwave band and opto-electronic circuitry.
B.A.Sc. (Hons. Electr.) – Simon Fraser University (1993)
J.D. – University of Victoria (2002)
Professional Affiliations / Designations
Registered Patent Agent (Canada & U.S.)
Registered Trade-mark Agent (Canada & U.S.)
Law Society of British Columbia, Member (called to the B.C. Bar in 2003)