Pablo Tseng 

Pablo Tseng

Vancouver
Royal Centre, Suite 1500
1055 West Georgia Street, PO Box 11117
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4N7

t: 778.328.1631
e: pablo.tseng@mcmillan.ca

overview

Pablo Tseng is an associate in the firm’s Vancouver office.  He is a Registered Patent Agent in Canada and the United States* and practises in the areas of intellectual property law and business law, and focuses on the acquisition, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Pablo assists clients in acquiring and selling intellectual property assets, and in negotiating and drafting commercial agreements related to intellectual property and technological assets.  He works with clients from a variety of industries including construction, software, video gaming, food and beverages, education, chemical, and health and wellness.

As a Patent Agent, Pablo drafts and prosecutes patent applications (including industrial design applications), advises on patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate issues, and provides strategic counseling on patent portfolio management.  Pablo represents clients in all aspects of patent prosecution, including appeals of Examiner’s decisions.

Pablo also practices in the areas of trademarks and domain names.  As a trademarks practitioner, Pablo assists clients in all aspects of trademark portfolio management including preparing and prosecuting trademark applications and enforcing trademark rights.  He also assists clients with all aspects of domain name disputes.

Pablo speaks Cantonese and Mandarin, and regularly assists Chinese-speaking clients with their intellectual property related interests.  Pablo currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section in British Columbia.


-*limited recognition

Presentations

Intellectual Property Audits
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers

Publications

Cannabis-related Trade-marks: Take Care in Choosing Correctly
Protection of Inventions Related to the Marijuana Industry
Canada/China Patent Prosecution Highway Program: Three Years in Brief
Domain Name Squatters Lose - Again
A Startup's Guide to the Patent Process
Trademarks: Mis-use it and (potentially) lose it
A Whiff of Change: Scent Marks as Trademarks

Education

  • University of Ottawa, JD - 2012
  • University of Toronto, M.Sc. - 2009
  • University of Toronto, B.Sc. (Hons.) - 2007

Year Of Call

  • Called to the British Columbia bar - 2013

Practices

business law
confidential information
copyright
industrial designs
intellectual property
licensing
patents
technology
trademarks

Industries

biotechnology
cleantech
life sciences
oil and gas
pharmaceuticals
waste treatment
startups and emerging companies

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • British Columbia Law Society (Practising Member)
  • Canadian Bar Association (Member)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (Associate)

Media Mentions

  • “Canada set to begin Patent Prosecution Highway pilot program with EU”, Financial Post, November 7, 2014
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Pablo Tseng is an associate in the firm’s Vancouver office.  He is a Registered Patent Agent in Canada and the United States* and practises in the areas of intellectual property law and business law, and focuses on the acquisition, commercialization, and enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Pablo assists clients in acquiring and selling intellectual property assets, and in negotiating and drafting commercial agreements related to intellectual property and technological assets.  He works with clients from a variety of industries including construction, software, video gaming, food and beverages, education, chemical, and health and wellness.

As a Patent Agent, Pablo drafts and prosecutes patent applications (including industrial design applications), advises on patentability, validity, infringement, and freedom-to-operate issues, and provides strategic counseling on patent portfolio management.  Pablo represents clients in all aspects of patent prosecution, including appeals of Examiner’s decisions.

Pablo also practices in the areas of trademarks and domain names.  As a trademarks practitioner, Pablo assists clients in all aspects of trademark portfolio management including preparing and prosecuting trademark applications and enforcing trademark rights.  He also assists clients with all aspects of domain name disputes.

Pablo speaks Cantonese and Mandarin, and regularly assists Chinese-speaking clients with their intellectual property related interests.  Pablo currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the Canadian Bar Association’s Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section in British Columbia.


-*limited recognition

November 2017
Cannabis-related Trade-marks: Take Care in Choosing Correctly

Intellectual Property Bulletin

November 2017
Protection of Inventions Related to the Marijuana Industry

Intellectual Property Bulletin

November 2017
Canada/China Patent Prosecution Highway Program: Three Years in Brief

Intellectual Property Bulletin

November 2, 2017
Domain Name Squatters Lose - Again

Intellectual Properties Bulletin

September 2017
A Startup's Guide to the Patent Process
August 2017
Trademarks: Mis-use it and (potentially) lose it
November 2013
A Whiff of Change: Scent Marks as Trademarks

The Advocate, 2013, 71: 863-871
(cited as a part of the Reading List of Bill C-8, Combating Counterfeit Products Act, 41st Parliament, 2nd Session).

April 28, 2016
Intellectual Property Audits
Innovation Boulevard Legal Workshop
July 10, 2015
Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers
Leisure Talk, Fairchild TV