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Jean-Nicolas Delage Associé/Partner Montréal

Jean-Nicolas Delage

Partner | Co-leader, Technology, Media and Telecommunications Fasken
An ever-increasing number of patents are being issued and the importance granted to this type of intellectual property in several industries continues to grow.
Jurisdiction Quebec, 1994
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Jean-Nicolas Delage is the co-leader of the Technology, Media and Telecommunications group and specializes in intellectual property strategy for rapidly growing technological clients.

Jean-Nicolas often helps clients with intellectual property matters during commercial transactions, including licensing, cooperation agreements, due diligence investigations, etc. He participates in implementing patent pools in the wake of new standards adopted by standard-setting bodies and advises clients on intellectual property issues that raise the standardization process. He also contributes to developing intellectual property management strategies and policies for grant agencies and businesses forming part of a research consortium that includes the government, businesses, universities and government research centres.


Client Work

Date Client

Career & Education


  • LLB Université de Montréal

Community involvement

  • Member of the Board of Directors, Club des Sports de Sutton Inc.
  • Member of the Board of Directors and member of the Editorial Board of Les Cahiers de Propriété Intellectuelle Inc.
  • Program director of the McGill/IPIC intellectual property courses on patents, trade-marks and copyrights
  • Member and treasurer of the organization committee for the International Forum of Intellectual Property – Quebec (FORPIQ)
  • Member, Conseil de la science et de la technologie

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Licensing Executives Society (LES)
  • Canadian IT Law Association (IT-CAN)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • Association of University Transfer Manager (AUTM)
  • International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)

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