Elias Borges - Registered Patent and Trademark Agent and Lawyer:
Lawyer, Barrister & Solicitor
Registered Patent Agent (Canada & USA)
Registered Trademark Agent (Canada & USA)
28 Years of Experience (called to the bar in 1989)
Background in Science & Technology (B.Sc. in Chemistry)
Inventor / Technology Nerd / Hacker (and proud of it)
Amateur Web Designer, Programmer and Database Architect
Business Man, Marketer, and Technology Promoter
Elias Borges in The News
Mr. Borges was recently interviewed by the CBC for a story relating to the challenges faced by patent owners trying to enforce their patents against off shore competitors. Read the CBC story here.
The story was part of a broadcasted CBC program Market Place - watch the video for the program. Mr. Borges is interviewed a the 1:00 mark.
Mr. Borges is the principle of Borges Law and has practices in the area of patents, trade-marks, industrial designs and copyright since 1989. He is a registered patent and trademark agent in Canada and the United States.
Mr. Borges obtained his LL.B. degree from the University of Toronto Law school in Toronto, Ontario in 1987 and was called to the Ontario Bar in 1989.
Mr. Borges obtained his Bachelor of Science (Chemistry) degree from the University of Toronto in 1984. While at the University of Toronto he also studied biochemistry and conducted research relating to cell membrane activity. He received several scholarships, including the Pounder Award for Astronomy, the Award of Merit in the Field of Chemistry, a bursary award in Chemistry and he appeared on the Dean's honor roll for two consecutive years.
Mr. Borges worked as an intellectual property lawyer with a Toronto law firm for several years. In 1995, he became the in-house intellectual property counsel and corporate secretary for Ontario Hydro Technologies, which was one of North America's largest technology companies in the field of electric power. In 1998, he became the in-house intellectual property counsel for Husky Injection Molding systems, one of the world's largest manufacturers of plastic injection moulding machines.
Mr. Borges has extensive patent experience. He has written and prosecuted patents in the fields of plastics, metallurgy, physics, biochemistry, chemistry, mechanics, computer software, transportation, lasers, industrial processing, construction, electronics, nuclear energy, medical technology and electric power.
Mr. Borges has also been actively involved in the preparation and prosecution of trademark applications and in the conduct of trademark oppositions and trademark litigation.
Mr. Borges is also an avid public speaker and has given intellectual property seminars to various groups including trade-associations, private corporations, public corporations and educational institutions.
"Mr. Borges got me the patent I needed to protect my invention at the price I could afford. He was responsive, answered all of my questions and made me feel confident that my patent application was in good hands. He got my patent approved for the price he estimated and within the time period he quoted. I am very happy with his services."
Mr. D. Knyazev, Widsor Ontario
“We have counted on Mr. Borges to protect our company's patent rights for nearly a decade. He is always responsive to our needs and has helped us secure several Canadian and US patent registrations at a reasonable cost. He has helped our company secure its intellectual property assets. We are very pleased with his services.”
Mr. N. Wills, Toronto
"I've been using Mr. Borges to protect my company's trademarks for several years now. He has been prompt, friendly, and always delivers the services I need at a reasonable and competitive price."
Mr. N Mahant, Mississauga Ontario
“Elias Borges got our company a US patent for one of our key inventions. He quickly understood the nature of our invention without a lot of explaining on our part. His prices were reasonable and we are pleased with his services.”
Mr. P. Rezania, Markham Ontario
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