Damien Calvet Patent Agent


Speaks:  English, French, Spanish

Primary phone: +1 514-392-9583

Fax: +1 514-876 9583

Email: damien.calvet@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Montréal


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Damien Calvet

Damien Calvet is a patent agent in the Intellectual Property Group of Gowling WLG’s Montreal office.

He specializes in preparing and prosecuting patent and industrial design applications in Canada and abroad, particularly in the areas of chemistry, materials science, physics and life sciences.

Damien holds a doctorate in chemistry and is a registered patent agent in both Canada and the United States. He is a member of the Ordre des Chimistes du Québec and of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC).

Before joining Gowling WLG in 2017, Damien worked as a research scientist in several European and North American universities, advised specialized Montreal law firms on intellectual property matters for 12 years, and was also self-employed.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2014

    • Career
      2014
      Patent Agent at Brouillette Légal Inc.
  • 2013

    • Career
      2013
      Self-employed
  • 2005

    • Career
      2005
      Patent Adviser at ROBIC LLP
  • 2004

    • Education
      2004
      Université de Montréal & Boston University, Post-Doctorate & Research Associate
  • 2000

    • Education
      2000
      Université de Montpellier II, France, Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Chemistry of Materials
    • Education
      “Starting a Business” and “Consultative Selling” courses (DVS in Consultative Selling) at the SAJE

Memberships

  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Ordre des chimistes du Québec
  • “Analyse de l'arrêt de la Cour suprême Apotex Inc. c. Sanofi-Synthelabo Canada Inc. ou de la validité d'un brevet de sélection et de l'affinement des critères d'évaluation de la nouveauté et de la non-évidence »Cahiers de Propriété Intellectuelle, 2009, vol. Vol. 21, n° n° 2. - pp. 533-542.
  • “Rheological monitoring of polyacrylamide gelation: Importance of crosslink density and temperature”; D. Calvet et al., Macromolecules, 37, 7762-7771 (2004).
  • “Perfluoalkyl end-capped poly(ethylene oxide). Synthesis, characterization and rheological behavior in aqueous solution”; Macromolecules, 36, 449-457 (2003).