Joe obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science degree in
Electrical Engineering from the University of
Waterloo. He received his Bachelor of Laws degree
from the University of Toronto.
In 2002, Joe passed the Patent Agents’ Qualifying
Examination on his first try and won all the prizes:
the Marie F. Morency Memorial Prize for the highest
mark on the drafting portion of the exam and the J.
Edward Maybee Memorial Prize for achieving the
highest overall standing in Canada.
Joe practices in all areas of intellectual property
although his primary focus is patents.
Joe loves the outdoors and outdoor sports,
especially cross-country skiing, camping and hiking
uphill. He has climbed many of the 46 high peaks in
the Adirondacks of New York State. Joe is a team
player and enjoys hockey and curling several times a