Mike Myschyshyn Associate

Speaks:  English

Registered Patent Agent: 2024 - Canada

Year of Call: 2021 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1824

Fax: +1 403-263-9193

Email: mike.myschyshyn@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary

Mike Myschyshyn

Mike Myschyshyn is an associate working in Gowling WLG's Calgary office.

In court, Mike helps his clients enforce their patents and defend against parent infringement allegations. Outside of court, Mike helps his clients obtain patents, develops defensive strategies against potentially concerning patents, and provides patent monetization advise. Throughout his legal practice, Mike's been involved with patents relating to a wide range of subject matter, including software, energy, agriculture, chemistry, and mechanical devices. 

Mike also practices trademark and copyright litigation, and develops worldwide anti-counterfeiting strategies. In particular, Mike has experience, and a strong interest, in software-related copyright litigation. 

Prior to becoming a lawyer, Mike studied biochemistry and earned a master's degree in the subject. During his graduate studies, Mike developed software to analyze DNA sequencing data. Today, Mike applies his coding skills to develop law related software that enables him to be a more efficient and effective lawyer. 

Career & Recognition

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  • 2024

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Registered Patent Agent, Canada
  • 2023

    • Rankings & Awards
      Recipient of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada’s Educational Foundation Award for the highest mark overall in the 2023 Patent Agent Exam
  • 2021

    • Career
      September 2021
      Lawyer at Seastone IP (2021-2024)
    • Career
      July 2021
      Associate at Gowling WLG
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2020

    • Education
      University of Manitoba Faculty of Law, JD
  • 2018

    • Community
      October 2018
      Pro Bono Students Canada, Volunteer placement at Creative Manitoba
    • Community
      September 2018
      Basic Income Manitoba, Web Developer
    • Community
      June 2018
      Legal Help Centre in Winnipeg and the University of Manitoba Community Law Centre, Volunteer
    • Rankings & Awards
      Schwartz/Reisman Scholar at Robson Hall Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba
  • 2017

    • Education
      Simon Fraser University, MSc in Molecular Biology and Biochemistry
    • Rankings & Awards
      Recipient of the D.A. Thompson Q.C. Prizes in Law for the highest standing in contract law
  • 2014

    • Education
      University of Winnipeg, B.Sc. (Hons) in Biochemistry
  • 2008

    • Community
      The Edge Skatepark (community club for youth), Volunteer