LL.B. and Patent Agent

Tom is an experienced intellectual property lawyer and patent agent, who focuses on all matters pertaining to patent law – both locally and globally. He provides legal opinions regarding patentability, infringement, validity, freedom to operate and design around assessments. He also assists investors, vendors and purchasers with patent due diligence issues, he counsels clients on trade secrets and provides technical support in IP litigation and licensing matters. He holds a Civil Law degree from the University of Sherbrooke, and became a registered patent agent in 2004. He has worked as an attorney and patent agent in a national Canadian law firm and was previously a partner of another major Quebec-based law firm. He is presently a partner at Praxis IP, with whom Pinto Legal collaborates on all patent issues.


  • Quebec Bar – 1998
  • LL.B. in Civil Law – University of Sherbrooke
  • Registered Patent Agent


  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Corporate and Commercial Law
  • Intellectual Property Litigation
345 Victoria Avenue, Suite 401
Westmount, Quebec
H3Z 2N2


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