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Alissa Hyppolite is an articling student with Bereskin & Parr LLP. Her practice focuses on life science patent prosecution and trademark prosecution.
Alissa graduated from the Juris Doctor program at the University of Ottawa with a specialization in law and technology. She also holds an Honours Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science from the University of Ottawa.
During law school, Alissa participated in a number of internships focused on intellectual property. She worked as an intern for the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) on the Trademark Opposition Board, where she drafted section 45 decisions. She also worked as an intern with Global Affairs Canada, where she researched the implications of 3D printing on intellectual property rights. In her final semester, she worked as a student policy analyst at CIPO, researching and drafting practice notices and portions of the Trademark Examinations Manual.