Brian Blunt | B.Sc., M.Sc., J.D.
Lawyer, Patent & Trademark Agent Trainee

Brian Blunt is a lawyer, patent agent trainee and trademark agent trainee, whose practice focuses primarily on protecting the intellectual property (IP) of his clients. 

Mr. Blunt’s practice focuses on the preparation of patent applications, IP infringement opinions, IP acquisition and licensing agreements, and non-disclosure agreements. Mr. Blunt also assists with litigation services in matters at the Federal Court of Canada and the British Columbia Supreme Court. 

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Blunt completed his articles with a full-service firm in Victoria, British Columbia. 

Mr. Blunt obtained a Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from Nipissing University, a Master of Science in Biology with a specialization in cell, development, and physiology, from the University of Alberta, and a Juris Doctor from the University of Victoria. 

Mr. Blunt’s experience as a research scientist provides him with the ability to understand complex scientific subject matter. Mr. Blunt’s experience as a research scientist includes the fields of organic chemistry, electrophysiology, and nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy. 

 

Publications 

Shamchuk, A., Blunt, B., Tierney, K., et al. (2018) Nucleobase-containing compounds evoke behavioral, olfactory, and transcriptional responses in model fishes. FACETS. 3(1) 79-102.  

Blunt, B., Singh, A., Tierney, K., et al. (2017) Reuse water: Exposure duration, seasonality and treatment affect tissue responses in a model fish. Science of the Total Environment. 607-608: 1117-1125.  

Reichert M., Blunt B., Tierney, K. et al. (2017) Sensory and Behavioral Responses of a Model Fish to Oil Sands Process-Affected Water with and without Treatment. Environmental Science and Technology. 51(12).  

Maryoung, L., Blunt B., Tierney, K., et al. (2015) Sublethal toxicity of chlorpyrifos to salmonid olfaction after hypersaline acclimation. Aquatic Toxicology. 161.  

Sun, N., Chelme-Ayala, P, Klamerth, N et al. (Blunt B). (2014) Advanced Analytical Mass Spectrometric Techniques and Bioassays to Characterize Untreated and Ozonated Oil Sands Process-Affected Water. Environmental Science and Technology. 48(19). 11090-11099. 

Jha, M., Chou, T., Blunt, B. (2011) General Synthesis of mono-, di-, and tri-acetylated indoles from indollin-2-ones. Tetrahedron. 67(5): 982-989.  

Jha M., Blunt B. (2009) Highly efficient one-pot C-, N- and O-acylation of indolin-2-one analogs. Tetrahedron Letters. 50(44): 6044-6047.