Jayde Wood Associate Patent Agent / Trademark Agent


Speaks:  English, Mandarin

Year of Call: 2017 - British Columbia

Primary phone: +1 604-443-7631

Fax: +1 604-683-3558

Email: jayde.wood@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Vancouver




Jayde Wood

Jayde Wood is an intellectual property lawyer, patent agent, and trademark agent based in Gowling WLG's Vancouver office. Her practice focuses on the strategic creation, development, and commercialization of IP assets. Jayde has law degrees from the University of British Columbia and the University of California, Berkeley, School of Law.

Jayde assists clients with technology commercial transactions, where she negotiates and drafts information technology contract, licensing, co-development research, and services agreements. She also handles IP due diligence in commercial transactions and advises on IP policies/procedures for both private and public entities. 

Jayde is experienced in obtaining patent and design protection. Her patent prosecution practice focusses on the life sciences and food processing sectors, as prior to being a lawyer, she conducted research on antimicrobial resistance, phylogenetic grouping, and DNA fingerprinting of food-borne microorganisms. Jayde leverages her science background to help local and multinational clients with patent matters.

Jayde's trademark and branding practice includes all aspects of the trademark life cycle, from providing guidance on the creation of a distinctive brand to conducting screening/clearance assessments, from trademark prosecution to enforcement, and from maintenance to commercial exploitation. Jayde has assisted clients with optimizing their brand protection strategy, including handling Madrid Protocol applications/registrations, obtaining registered trademark protection for non-traditional marks (such as product design, packaging, and moving image), and deploying other types of non-trademark protection.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2022

    • Community
       2022
      Chair of Canadian International Internet Dispute Resolution Centre (CIIDRC) and IP Committee (2022-2023)
    • Community
       2022
      Director of Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC) (2022-2023)
    • Community
       2022
      International Trademark Association (INTA), Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee (2022-2023)
  • 2021

    • Community
       2021
      Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Committee Member
    • Education
       2021
      University of California, Berkeley, School of Law, LLM
    • Rankings & Awards
       2021
      University of California, Berkeley, School of Law Young Lawyers Scholarship
    • Community
       2021
      Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC), Director
    • Community
       2021
      Canadian Bar Association, Vice-Chair of the CBABC Intellectual Property & Technology Law Section
    • Community
       2021
      Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), Committee Member (2017-2021)
    • Community
       2021
      Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of BC (ASTTBC), Councillor
  • 2020

    • Community
       2020
      Canadian Bar Association, Secretary
    • Community
       2020
      Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, BC Chapter, Board Member and Gala Chair (2018-2020)
    • Career
       2020
      Registered Canadian Trademark Agent
  • 2019

    • Career
       2019
      Registered Canadian Patent Agent
    • Community
       2019
      Canadian Bar Association, Member at Large (2017-2019)
  • 2017

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2017
      Year of Call, British Columbia
  • 2016

    • Education
       2016
      University of British Columbia, Peter A. Allard School of Law, JD
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      University of British Columbia, Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, MSc (Food Science)
  • 2011

    • Education
       2011
      University of British Columbia, Faculty of Land and Food Systems, BSc (Food, Nutrition, and Health)

Memberships

  • Law Society of Brisith Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Vancouver International Arbitration Centre (VanIAC)
  • Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers (BC Chapter)