Jean-Charles GrégoireBASc, LLB


Canadian Patent Agent, Barrister and Solicitor

Offices: Ottawa (Canada)

Languages spoken: English, Français (French), Deutsch (German)


Telephone (Office): +1 613 236 9561

Download vCard


Jean-Charles Grégoire

Jean-Charles specializes in securing patent and industrial design protection for various technologies, including high tech, mechanical, and consumer products.  He advises local innovators and multinational companies on building and managing portfolios.  Fluent in English and French, he practises in both official languages.
Educated at the University of Ottawa, Jean-Charles obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.) in Electrical Engineering in 2002 and a law degree in 2005.  He subsequently was called to the Ontario Bar in 2006.  He is a registered Canadian patent agent, and is registered to practise before the United States Patent and Trademark Office on behalf of Canadian clients.
Prior to joining Marks & Clerk, Jean-Charles spent a year in Germany studying electrical engineering at the University of Stuttgart. He worked as an intern at a financing and commercialization facility of the University of Ottawa.  He then practised for several years in patent prosecution and intellectual property (IP) litigation at a large IP law firm.
Jean-Charles serves as Vice-Chair of the Patent Practice Committee, and sits on the Industrial Design Committee, which are joint liaison committees of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada and the Canadian Intellectual Property Office. He is a member of the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), and sits on the Canadian Standing Committee on Patents, and Committee on Copyright/Industrial Design.  He is also a member of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA); the Law Society of Ontario; and the Association des juristes d’expression française de l’Ontario (AJEFO).

Jean-Charles Grégoire works in the following sectors

Mechanical Engineering
Optical Technologies

Supreme Court of Canada rejects the “promise doctrine"

Promise doctrine rejected in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc

POSTED 4 July 2017

Changes to Canadian industrial design regulations

POSTED 22 June 2017

You may also be interested in...

Brexit & Intellectual Property

Brexit & Intellectual Property

Current information on Brexit

Longitude Report 2018

Longitude Report 2018

POSTED 15 October 2018

Find the right person

Find the office that suits you

Click here to view our offices