Tim Webb is a lawyer, engineer and patent agent in our Intellectual Property Group in our Calgary office. Tim focuses his practice on intellectual property law, with a particular emphasis on all aspects of drafting, filing and prosecuting patent applications.
He develops or assists with IP strategic planning and IP programs and provides IP litigation support, and prepares patentability, patent infringement, patent validity, patent clearance, and other legal opinions.
He prepares and prosecutes patent applications related to oil & gas, particularly in relation to drilling, completions, recovery processes, artificial lift, well intervention and servicing, facilities, transportation, upgrading, and refining. He also provides advice and prosecutes patent applications related to high-tech and e-commerce technologies, particularly in relation to telecommunication and computer networking.
Tim also has experience with in situ oil sands technologies relating to steam generation, horizontal well drilling, slotted liner manufacturing, recovery processes, progressing cavity pumps, electric submersible pumps, and jet pumps.
Publications & Presentations
•Author/Presenter, Patent Strategies in the Oil and Gas Industry, World Heavy Oil Congress, September 2012.
•Co-Author/Speaker, Protecting Your Intellectual Property: Advanced Patent Strategies, BLG Client Seminar, 2011.
•Author/Speaker, Protecting Intellectual Property: What Your Clients Want to Know, Calgary Business Information Centre, 2006.
•Co-Author/Speaker, Enhancing and Protecting Your Intellectual Property Assets, BLG Client Seminar, 2006.
•Member, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Alberta
•Member, California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists
•Member, Society of Petroleum Engineers
•Member, Canadian Heavy Oil Association
•Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
•fellow, Intellectual Property Institute of Canada