Université de Montréal, Civil Law Degree (certificate), Law, 2010-2013;
Registered Patent Agent, United States, 2008;
Registered Patent Agent, Canada, 2008;
Université Laval, Ph.D., Cellular and Molecular Biology, (Dean`s Honor List), 2002-2005;
Dalhousie University, MSc., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1998-2000;
McGill University, BSc. Biochemistry, (Dean`s Honor List), 1995-1998.
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Andréanne Auger’s practice focuses on strategic counselling and management of intellectual property assets for companies primarily in the areas of medical devices, clean tech, biochemistry, molecular and cellular biology and chemistry. Andréanne has over 10 years of experience building patent portfolios that enable small to medium size companies to attract funding, facilitate partnerships, and secure market shares.
Andréanne’s practice extends to providing in-house intellectual property management services during which she works from within the company to coordinate between the various groups such as R&D, marketing and regulatory departments to put in place and/or manage an intellectual property program that is aligned with the company’s business objectives.
Recognized as Rising Star by LMG Rising Stars Rankings 2018;
Recognized as Rising Star by LMG Rising Stars Rankings 2015.
- Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) (Fellow)
- United States Patent & Trademark Office (Patent Agent)
- Canadian Intellectual Property Office (Patent Agent)
- “Le Forum international de la propriété intellectuelle — Québec (FORPIQ)”, a non-profit organization devoted to increasing the level of knowledge of innovative Canadian companies and their advisers about intellectual property assets, member of the Organizing Committee, 2015-2017;
- IPIC / McGill University Summer Courses in Intellectual Property, Leader of a patent filing strategy workshop, 2014-2015;
- IPIC / McGill University Summer Courses in Intellectual Property, Leader of a patent filing strategy workshop, 2013-2014.
- "U.S. Patent Office delays may put your patience to the test," IP Connections, March/April 2013
- "The yeast ArfGAP Age1 is regulated by phospholipase D for post-Golgi vesicular transport" (co-authors: J.J. Benjamin, P.P. Poon, S.M. Lewis, T.A. Wong, R.A. Singer and G.C. Johnston), J Biol Chem, December 6, 2010
- "NuA4-dependent acetylation of nucleosomal histones H4 and H2A directly stimulates incorporation of H2A.Z by the SWR1 complex" (co-authors: M. Altaf, J. Monnet-Saksouk, J. Brodeur, S. Piquet, M. Cramet, N. Bouchard, N. Lacoste, R.T. Utley, L. Gaudreau and J. Côté), J Biol Chem, May 21, 2010;285(21):15966-77.
- "Connection between histone H2A variants and chromatin remodeling complexes" (co-authors: M. Altaf, M. Covic, and J. Côté), Biochem Cell Biol., February 2009; 87(1):35-50
- "Intellectual Property Rights: a Key Asset for Early Stage Biotechnology Companies", The Lawyers Weekly Magazine, February 2008
- "Eaf1 is the platform for NuA4 molecular assembly that evolutionarily links chromatin acetylation to ATP-dependent exchange of histone H2A variants" (co-authors: L. Galarneau, M. Altaf, A. Nourani, Y. Doyon, R.T. Utley, D. Cronier, S. Allard, and J. Côté), Mol Cell Biol., April 2008; 28(7):2257-70
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