Robbie Nissen is the owner of Nissen Patent Law, and is a lawyer, registered patent agent, and registered trademark agent, with a B.Sc. in Honors Chemistry. His areas of practice include oil and gas technology, heavy industry, mechanical, software, process, nanotechnology, alternative energy, chemical cases, medical devices, pharmaceuticals, and consumer products. He also conducts IP litigation and was previously counsel in a Federal Court case that clarified the level of deference giving to findings of fact made by patent examiners. Robbie is the present co-chair of the Business, Law and Technology (BLT) Forum (a professional development group he co-created with other Edmonton professionals), is the past chair of the Intellectual Property North Section of the Canadian Bar Association, the past co-chair of the Edmonton Chapter of the Licensing Executives Society, a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, and a business coach at the Regional Business Accelerator in Lloydminster. In his youth Robbie attended the University of Alberta on a full athletic scholarship for track and field and represented Canada in international competition. During university he was awarded the gold medal in Chemistry and distinction in Law. Robbie spends his free time enjoying the company of his two children.
We also employ additional technical and secretarial staff, and we periodically contract the services of other patent lawyers, registered patent agents, litigation specialists, and registered trademark agents ad hoc.