Patricia (Patty) Grace

Senior Patent Paralegal

Patty joined MBM in October 2021 as a Senior Paralegal with the MBM’s Patent Prosecution team. She has extensive knowledge of all stages of Canadian and US patent practice, from handling of filing and prosecution/formalities, sequence listings, right through to grant of the patent. She also has extensive experience with Canadian and US Trademarks, International applications, and PCT applications. She regularly corresponds with foreign and Canadian clients, the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), the USPTO and WIPO on all aspects of patent formalities and prosecution.

In her spare time, Patty likes to read, listen to music, check out local vineyards, and spend time with friends and family.


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cb photo 108 5616cc7984aa5DR. CLAIRE PALMER

Patent Agent

Claire drafts and prosecutes patents in a broad range of technologMBM read_more_btnies including "green" technologies

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About MBM

 The process of invention is complete only with the IP protection provided in law. That's where MBM comes in. We match our clients' creative thinking with the creative protection needed to achieve their goals.Read More About MBM

Protecting Plant Varieties in Canada

Protection for new plant varieties has been available for just over twenty years in Canada.  As new technologies are sought for increasing and improving crop production, Plant Breeders’ Rights help to encourage such innovation by rewarding plant breeders with exclusive rights to sell, and to produce for sale, the reproductive material of their new plant variety. Read More