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Garner, Nicholas P.Eng., LL.B.

Nicholas Garner P.Eng., LL.B. - Vancouver, BC

1166 Alberni StreetSuite 1401V6E 3Z3 Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Updated: 04/06/2017

Vancouver Patents, Trademarks, Intellectual Property Licensing Lawyer

Overview

Nick has worked for over 10 years in the patent and trademark fields. In addition to being a patent lawyer and registered patent and trademark agent, Nick is also a professional engineer.

His engineering background provides him with a particular expertise in preparing and prosecuting patent applications for inventions within the mechanical arts, as well as other technologies. He is well experienced in a variety of industries including manufacturing and construction, consumer and...

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