Marcel Mongeon is a lawyer qualified in the Canadian province of Ontario as well as New York State in the USA. He is retired as a lawyer in Quebec. Marcel specializes in Intellectual Property rights, including copyright, trademarks and patents and is a Registered Patent and Trade-mark Agent in Canada.
As principal instructor for ezCPD.ca, his own firm offering online CPD for legal professionals, Marcel has significant experience in teaching legal and business topics. He is also an experienced international speaker and seminar leader in many areas, including business strategy, IP management and negotiations, and governance.
For more 25 years, Marcel has worked in new technology assessment, management, and commercialization. As an independent IP Coach and President of Mongeon Consulting, he has assisted governmental, government-supported and private sector institutions with devising and implementing strategies to profit from their intangible assets.
Marcel holds business, law and science degrees from McGill (B.Com., LL.B., BCL), McMaster (MBA), Swinburne University (MSc) and Strathclyde (LL.M.) and is a Chartered Mediator (C.Med.). His work experience includes having been in charge of the technology transfer office at McMaster University overseeing all sponsored research, patenting, and commercialization activities of this comprehensive university from 1997 to 2006.
Marcel is a Chartered Director (C. Dir.) and has served on the boards of, among other organizations, ADR Institute of Ontario, his local chamber of commerce, the Association of University Technology Managers, ACCT Canada and the Canadian University Intellectual Property Group. He is also a part-time deputy judge of the Hamilton Small Claims Court where he adjudicates claims up to the jurisdictional limit of $35,000.