Jean-François Journault

Jean-François Journault

Engineer, Lawyer and Patent Agent


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Tel. Québec: 418 653-1829
Languages: English, French
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Jean-François Journault specializes in the drafting and prosecution of patent applications and the rendering of patentability, validity, infringement and freedom to operate opinions, in the fields of computer science, software and telecommunications.

During his law studies, Jean-Francois realised a research internship at the Superior Court of Quebec, where he worked for Justices Rita Bédard and Yves Alain. In addition, he completed a semester at the University of Victoria, British Columbia, as part of an exchange program.

He joined Robic’s team of professionals after articling with the firm.

  • Member of the Québec Bar (2010)
  • Bachelor in Civil Law (LL.B.), Université Laval (2009)
  • Bachelor in Software Engineering (B. Eng.), Université Laval (2006)
  • Ordre des Ingénieurs du Québec
  • Computer science
  • Industrial machinery
  • Software
  • Telecommunications
  • Emerging Technologies
    • Financial Technologies
  • Industrial Design - counsel
    • Drafting and Prosecution of Industrial Design Applications
    • Validity, Infringement and Freedom to Operate Opinions
  • 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
    • Computer Science
    • Simple Mechanics
    • Electronics
    • Telecommunications
    • Computer Engineering
    • Software
  • Protection par dessin industriel – De la mécanique aux technologies émergentes (ROBIC, décembre 2020)
  • Technologies axées sur la valorisation des données: Regard stratégique sur les risques et opportunités en matière juridique et de propriété intellectuelle (Licensing Executives Society (USA & Canada), Novembre 2019)