Maya Medeiros’ practice focuses on the creation, protection, management, monetization and enforcement of intellectual property assets in Canada, the United States and around the world.
Ms. Medeiros advises her clients on patent, trade-mark, copyright, industrial design, licensing, litigation, research and development, collaboration, and transactional matters. She prepares and prosecutes domestic and international patent and trade-mark applications. She manages international intellectual property portfolios, including coordinating foreign associates for foreign application prosecution. Ms. Medeiros develops tailored intellectual property policies with in-house programs and customized workflows. She works with intellectual property holders, acquirers, and licensors/licensees in the preparation and negotiation of intellectual property acquisition agreements, patent licenses, technology transfers, confidentiality agreements, and development and collaboration agreements. Ms. Medeiros assists with due diligence, landscape and freedom to operate evaluations.
Ms. Medeiros works with a variety of organizations from global enterprise businesses to start-ups, growth ventures and not-for-profits. She is proficient in a wide range of technologies, including computer hardware and software, financial and payment system, mathematical, video and image processing, memory management, mobile and wireless, natural language processing, telecommunication, gaming, green, electronic learning, business system, vehicle computing system, healthcare and medical device, wearable and micro-electronic device, cryptography, social and peer to peer networking, energy, building and advertising innovations.
While obtaining her undergraduate degree, Ms. Medeiros gained valuable industry experience working for a technology start-up company.
While completing her law degree, she attended the International Intellectual Property program at the University of Oxford, where she studied Canadian, European and American patent and copyright law.