Isabelle Girard

Isabelle Girard

Principal, Physicist, Patent Agent in Canada and in the United States


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Tel. Montréal: 514 987-8874
Tel. Québec: 418 781-2074
Languages: English, French
If you don’t look back on yourself and think “Wow how stupid I was a year ago,” then you must not have learned much in the last year
Ray Dalio

Isabelle Girard specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and the providing of opinions in the field of physical sciences such as photonics, lasers, optical telecommunications, condensed matter physics and semiconductor physics. In addition to the drafting and prosecution of patent applications, Isabelle Girard also acts as a strategic patent portfolio adviser for her clients.

Isabelle Girard joined ROBIC in 1997 and was appointed as partner in 2006. At the firm, she is a member of several committees and involved in the mentoring of patent professionals. She is also a Past President of the Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF) and is still an active member of this association.

  • Bachelor in Physics (BSc), Université Laval (1995)
  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Association of Intellectual Property Firms (AIPF)
  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • Optonique
  • IAM Patent 1000 2023 : Prosecution
  • Electricity
  • Electronics
  • Information Technology
  • Mechanicals
  • Nanotechnology
  • Optics-photonics
  • Physical Sciences
  • Telecommunications
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Patents - Counsel
    • Due Diligence
    • Portfolio Management
    • Drafting and Prosecution of Patent Applications
    • Validity, Infringement, Freedom to Operate and Patentability Opinions
    • Strategic Planning
    • International Patent Portfolio Management
  • Patents - Fields of Science and Engineering
    • Medical Devices
    • Electronic Instrumentation
    • Nanotechnology
    • Image Processing and Computer Aided Vision
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Electronics
    • Lasers
    • Biophotonics
    • Telecommunications
    • Physical Sciences
    • Wind Energy