Eugene F. Derényi

Eugene Derenyi
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Eugene has over 20 years of patent, industrial design, trademark and copyright prosecution, litigation and licensing experience in wide range of industries.

He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, and is registered to practice as a patent and trademark agent before the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, the Canadian PCT Office and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. As well, Eugene advises on patent infringement and validity matters, conducts patent due diligence for corporate transactions and carries out patent portfolio assessments.

Eugene is Past Co-Chair of the Patent & Industrial Design Committee of the Canadian Bar Association.

Education & Memberships


Intellectual Property Institute of Canada
American Bar Association/Intellectual Property Section
Law Society of Ontario
Ontario Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association

Professional Designations

Patent and Trademark Agent

Speaking Engagements & Publications

Cannabis Law: Commercial Law Issues

Thomson Reuters, 2019

Patents in Environmental Technology

Thomson Reuters, 2016

"Inventing the next big thing. Why patents matter”

Carleton University, January 2019

"Overview of Intellectual Property Law"

Get Investment Ready: Keiretsu Academy, Keiretsu Central Canada Forum 2016 – 2018

"Money from Trees? Venture Capitalists Discuss the Role of Intellectual Property in Investment Decisions"

Electronic and Computer Patent Law Summit, June 2017

"IT/Technology Agreements - Key IP Issues and Provisions"

Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, November 2016