Robert Brouillette understands the needs of entrepreneurs, being entrepreneurial himself.
A majority of his clients are business builders and operate technological enterprises.
He has become a leading Canadian expert in the fields of intellectual property and startups and their financing.
By training, he is a lawyer, a civil engineer and a patent and trademark agent. He holds an engineering degree from University of Sherbrooke (1972) and a law degree from University of Laval (1975). He is a member of the Quebec Order of Engineers. He is an accredited trademark and patent agent in Canada and the US.
He began his career with Ogilvy Renault in 1977. He co-founded BCF in 1992. Mr. Brouillette more recently founded Brouillette Legal inc. a Law, Patent and Trademark agency firm focussing on Entrepreneurs and Innovators.
He is a past Chair of the board of Anges Québec (an angel investor group) and a current director of Anges Quebec Capital. Also, he has invested as an angel investor/mentor in over 50 start-ups.
His career makes him a man passionate about entrepreneurship and very accessible.
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- LL.B., Université Laval (1975)
- B.Sc.A., Université de Sherbrooke (1972)
PROFESSIONAL AND SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
Mr. Brouillette is a former president of the executive of the national Intellectual Property Law section of the Canadian Bar Association. He is a member of different associations operating in the field of intellectual property and direct selling including the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, the Licensing Executive Society, the American Intellectual Property Law Association, INTA, DSA (Canada and USA) and Réseau Action TI.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of Anges Quebec Capital and of a number of companies including: Intelia, Mondias Naturals, Newtrax and E2Metrix. He is a former member of the board of directors of a number of companies including iWeb, Simsmart, Hydro-Quebec and of HQ Capitech and of HQ Industech.
In addition to being involved with Anges Québec, Robert Brouillette is also very active in the community of young entrepreneurs, to whom he regularly offers mentorship.
SCOPES OF PRACTICE
- Intellectual Property (patents and Trademarks)