Alissa Hyppolite
There are few things more amazing than an idea that becomes a reality and changes the world.

Alissa Hyppolite

B.Sc., J.D.



About Alissa

Alissa Hyppolite is an associate lawyer with Bereskin & Parr LLP and a member of the Life Sciences practice group.

Alissa’s practice focuses on assessing the patentability of new technologies, drafting and prosecuting patent applications, and providing strategic advice on the management of patent portfolios, with a focus in biotechnology. Alissa received her law degree from the University of Ottawa, and graduated with a specialization in law and technology. She also received a degree in Biomedical Science from the University of Ottawa, and has research experience in the field of molecular biology.

Alissa has worked as a legal intern and student policy analyst at the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), where she gained experience in areas of practice related to trademarks. She has also worked as a legal intern with Global Affairs Canada, where she researched the implications of 3D printing on intellectual property rights.

In her spare time, Alissa enjoys travelling, reading, painting, and spending time with her family, friends, and her Corgi, Cannoli. “Creativity is intelligence having fun.” (Albert Einstein)


  • J.D. (Common Law), University of Ottawa, 2019
  • B.Sc. (Biomedical Science), University of Ottawa, 2016


  • Admitted to the Ontario Bar, 2020
  • Registered Canadian Patent Agent, 2024


  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC)
  • Law Society of Ontario (LSO)
  • Women in Bio (WIB)
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