Kazim Agha

Kazim Agha

Partner and patent agent at Ridout & Maybee LLP
(CAN)

Biography

Kazim Agha is a Partner and patent agent at Ridout & Maybee LLP, and specializes in obtaining patent protection for inventions, while helping his clients develop and manage their intellectual property portfolios. His practice focuses on preparation and prosecution of patent applications within Canada and internationally; while providing strategic guidance for inventions related to life sciences and mechanical devices, with particular emphasis in the areas of chemistry, pharmaceutical, medical devices, biotechnology, oil and gas, cleantech and energy.
Prior to his legal career, Kazim was a senior research chemist at a major chemical company where he was responsible for oligonucleotide and other active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) projects from R&D to manufacturing, including process validation and pre-approval inspection (PAI) preparation.