Nancy X. Deng Patent Agent

Speaks:  English, Chinese

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0208

Fax: +1 613-788-3482


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Primary office:  Ottawa

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Nancy X. Deng

Nancy Deng is a registered Canadian patent agent in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office. Nancy's practice focuses on preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications relating to telecommunications, electronics, optical and wireless devices, computer-related and mechanical inventions.

Nancy has nearly ten years of experience in the patent field. Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Nancy worked in a leading IP law firm in Japan for three years and was the co-leader of their computer/EE patent practice group. Nancy has prosecuted patents in a wide range of jurisdictions, including the U.S., Canada, Japanese, European, Chinese and Korean patent offices. She has also assisted and prevailed for clients in a number of contentious prosecution and litigation matters, including oppositions, invalidations, and infringement actions.

Born and raised in China, Nancy is an active member in the Canada-China business community. She frequently assists Chinese companies in protecting their IP assets and doing business in Canada.  

Nancy is fluent in English and Chinese (Mandarin).

Career & Recognition

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  • 2007

    • Education
      University of Alberta, M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2005

    • Rankings & Awards
      Graduate Student Award, Alberta Informatics Circle of Research Excellence
    • Education
      Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, B.Sc. (Distinction), Optical Information Science and Technology
  • 2004

    • Rankings & Awards
      Provincial Award for University Student with Best Overall Performance, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2003

    • Rankings & Awards
      Finalist for Youth Leader, Youth Forum, ITU Telecom World 2003 and ITU Telecom Asia 2004
    • Rankings & Awards
      First Provincial Prize, National Mathematical Contest in Modeling for Industrial Problems
  • 2001

    • Rankings & Awards
      Distinction, First-Class Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications