Stephanie R. White

Stephanie is a registered Patent Agent in both Canada and the United States. She practises in the Intellectual Property Department in the Ottawa office and specializes in protection of chemical and biochemical technologies in various industry sectors, including cleantech, chemical manufacturing, pharmaceutical, medical device, life sciences, oil & gas and alternative energy. Stephanie focuses on assessing new technologies, preparing and prosecuting domestic and foreign patent applications, and providing advice for strategic portfolio development and management to assist emerging and high-growth clients in protecting their intellectual property. In addition, Stephanie provides support to the patent litigation group in relation to pharmaceutical, chemical and biochemical matters.

Prior to joining Osler, Stephanie worked as a partner in an Intellectual Property boutique firm and, previously, as the Chief Intellectual Property Counsel for a Canadian not-for-profit organization committed to commercialization of green(er) chemical technologies.

Latest Insights

  • Osler Update Dec 1, 2023

    Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) increasing official fees effective January 1, 2024

    CIPO is set to substantially increase official fees for patents, trademarks, industrial designs and copyrights on January 1, 2024.

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    Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) increasing official fees effective January 1, 2024

Media Mentions

  • Osler News Aug 21, 2023

    Stephanie White joins Osler as patent agent

    Welcome Stephanie White, PhD, to our Intellectual Property team as a patent agent.

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University of Western Ontario, B.Sc., Biology and Chemistry

University of Waterloo, M.Sc., Organic Chemistry

University of Windsor, Ph.D., Clinical Chemistry


  • English

Professional Affiliations

  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Member
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), Member
  • College of Patent Agents & Trademark Agents (CPATA), Member
  • Commercialization and Legacy Committee of the Canadian Glycomics Network (GlycoNet), Member
  • Patent Committee of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Member
  • Strategic Science Fund (SSF) Expert Panel Sub-Committee on Intellectual Property, Member