Hans Schroeder, PhD Partner Patent Agent

Speaks:  English

Primary office:  Ottawa

Hans Schroeder, PhD

Dr. Hans Schroeder is a partner in the Ottawa office of Gowling WLG. He provides strategic advice to chemical, pharmaceutical, life science and biotechnology companies in respect to patent protection, including drafting, prosecution, due diligence and portfolio management.

With a strong and diverse scientific background, Hans provides patent drafting and prosecution services for all subject matter areas of biotechnology, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals and therapeutics, molecular biology, microbiology and immunology, bioinformatics and nanotechnology. Many of his patent drafts are filed internationally and successfully prosecuted through to issuance in countries around the world. 

In addition to the services he provides in specialized areas of biotechnology, Hans also has significant experience in more traditional subject matter areas, such as general chemistry, materials science and chemical and mechanical engineering, including the drafting and prosecution of complex chemical engineering applications.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2016

  • 1993

    • Education
      October 1993
      Concordia University, MSc
  • 1991

    • Education
      June 1991
      Queen's University, B.Sc Hons
    • Education
      McGill University, PhD.

Insights & Resources

Han's scientific work has been published in many respected journals including the Journal of Cell Biology, Biochemistry, and Biochim Biophys Acta.

Hans actively lectures on the topics of bio- and technology patents and strategies for effective IP protection for companies and universities across Canada, and has published several papers on patent-related topics.

Client work