Antoine Bellemare, Université Laval
Dr. Bellemare is a technology transfer officer and patent committee member at the University-Industry Liaison Office of Université Laval and the founder of the technology management consulting firm Research Patent Management. He has more than twenty years of experience in technology development in a wide array of environments (VC, startup, public multinational company, and academia) that give him a panoramic view on issues relating to technology transfer and licensing. His principal expertise is in the strategic management of intellectual assets, in drafting and negotiating of licence agreements, in IP valuation, and in the financing and management of technological projects. He holds a bachelor degree in physics engineering and a PhD in electrical engineering from Université Laval for work related to fiber laser technology. He has two patented inventions and several well-cited scientific publications to his credit and he acts as a reviewer for prestigious scientific publications.
He is a Certified Licensing Professional (CLP) and currently serves as Secretary and Governor on the CLP Board of Governors. Dr. Bellemare also serves as Co-Chair of the CLP Exam Development and Maintenance Committee. He is deeply involved in the Licensing Executives Society (LES) where he is Founder and Co-Chairman of the Quebec City Chapter, Faculty for the IP & Licensing Basics course, Immediate Past Chairman of the Valuation and Pricing committee. He is also the Associate Editor (Americas) of IEEE's Industrial Electronics Technology Transfer News (IETTN).