Nancy X. Deng Partner Patent Agent


Speaks:  English, Chinese

Primary phone: +1 613-786-0208

Fax: +1 613-788-3482

Email: nancy.deng@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Ottawa


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Nancy X. Deng

Nancy Deng is a partner and 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
       2007
      University of Alberta, M.Sc., Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • 2005

    • Rankings & Awards
       2005
      Graduate Student Award, Alberta Informatics Circle of Research Excellence
    • Education
       2005
      Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications, B.Sc. (Distinction), Optical Information Science and Technology
  • 2004

    • Rankings & Awards
       2004
      Provincial Award for University Student with Best Overall Performance, Jiangsu Province, China
  • 2003

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

    • Rankings & Awards
       2001
      Distinction, First-Class Undergraduate Student Scholarship, Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications