Since October 2011, I have served as Counsel and now as Board member and corporate secretary to the Licensing Executives Society International ("LESI").
From October 2009 to September 2013, I was a member of the Board of Governors and Treasurer of the Certified Licensing Professional, Inc. (CLP), CLP is the premiere certifying body for licensing professionals worldwide. I also serve as corporate secretary to CQDM and to MeoMed, two not for profit organisations engagred respectively in preconpetitive and competitive drug development.
I am Director and Corporate Secretary of the Canadian Louis Pasteur Foundation.
From October 2008-2009, I was the President of the Licensing Executives Society (U.S.A. & Canada), Inc. (“LES USA&Canada”) of which I was a trustee since 2001.
I am a member of the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”); I served on the Executive Committee - Business Law Section.Former President of the Telecommunication, Information and Intellectual Property Law Section (Quebec Division).
Until March 2008, I was a Director of then publicly traded Axcan Pharma Inc. (now Aptalis Pharma inc.) and presently serve on various technology driven private companies.
I was a lecturer at McGill University on "Complex Legal Transactions - Trade Secrets Law and Technology Transfers". I am also a regular lecturer in the areas of technology transfers and intellectual property in commercial transactions to professional and business associations. I also regularly publish articles in my fields of specialisation.
Life Sciences: Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology;
Licensing, Intellectual Property, Venture Capital Investments, Corporate and M&A