Dominique Pomerleau specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and in providing patentability, validity, infringement and right to manufacture opinions, in the fields of mechanical, industrial processes, pulp and papers, mineralurgy, metallurgy, materials and plasturgy. Dominique Pomerleau also advises clients in patent portfolios and due diligence matters.
She is a registered patent agent in Canada since 2005 and in the United States since 2006. In 2005, she was the recipient of the J. Edward Maybee prize for highest results on the patent agents’ examinations in Canada.
A junior member of the Ordre des ingénieurs du Québec, she was awarded a Bachelor's degree in Materials and Metallurgical Engineering from Université Laval in 1998. She was also awarded a Master’s degree and Doctorate’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering from Université Laval respectively in 2002 and 2003. Her graduate studies focused on the phenomenological modelling of applied industrial processes, in particular on an oxide pellet induration furnace and an extruder used in the food industry. She also studied the multivariable control and real-time optimization of industrial processes.
Dominique Pomerleau has practiced at a national intellectual property firm in Québec city, before joining ROBIC at the opening of the Québec office.
Dominique Pomerleau has over ten years of experience in the field of materials, metallurgical and industrial processes.
She was previously a lecturer in the Department of mineral, metallurgical and materials engineering at Université Laval.
Dominique Pomerleau’s clients include SMEs and large companies both in Canada and throughout the world. Her clients specialize in various fields, including:
- Pulps and papers
- Sport article industry
- Material science