Jeffrey Wong Partner Patent Agent

Speaks:  English

Primary phone: +1 519-575-7543

Fax: +1 519-576-6030


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Primary office:  Waterloo Region

Jeffrey Wong

As a partner and registered patent agent in Gowling WLG's Waterloo Region office, Jeffrey Wong works with a range of companies — from startups to multinational corporations — to help them maximize and protect their intellectual property assets. He is a member of the firm's Intellectual Property, Patents and Tech groups.

For over 15 years, Jeffrey has delivered strategic advice to tech clients in a variety of areas, including software, business methods, and electrical and mechanical technologies.

A registered patent agent in both Canada and the United States, Jeffrey helps clients effectively manage their patent portfolios, including preparing, filing and prosecuting applications, performing searches, and providing opinions on the patentability of ideas and freedom-to-operate matters. He also advises clients on industrial designs.

Jeffrey is highly active in both the Waterloo Region and Canadian IP and tech communities. An associate with the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC), he serves as vice-president of the Kitchener-Waterloo IPIC Informals Group. Jeffrey is also a member of the Communitech Waterloo Region Technology Association, Canada's Technology Triangle, Professional Engineers Ontario, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the American Intellectual Property Law Association.

He holds a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering (computing option) from Queen's University.

Jeffrey's community work includes serving as an elder at The Meeting House and as a counsellor at Sunnydale Connect. He also coaches and plays in a local soccer league.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 1997

    • Education
      B.Sc.E. in Electrical Engineering (Computing Option), Queen's University
    • Education
      Registered Patent Agent


  • American Intellectual Property Law Association
  • Associate, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Communitech Waterloo Region Technology Association
  • Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.(IEEE)
  • Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO)
  • Vice-President, Kitchener-Waterloo IPIC Informals Group

Insights & Resources

  • Speaker, "Intellectual Property 101," IMPACT University of Waterloo Exposition, September 2006
  • Speaker, "Patentable Subject Manner," Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Meeting, 2000

Representative Work

  • Managing patent portfolio for multinational clients and for entrepreneurs
  • Assisting entrepreneurs in determining and evaluating their intellectual property assets
  • Working with companies to maximize the value of their intellectual property

Client work