Stephanie R. White

Stephanie R. White

Patent Agent, Intellectual Property

Contact Information

tel: 613.787.1028




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

University of Waterloo, M.Sc., Organic Chemistry

University of Windsor, Ph.D., Clinical Chemistry



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.

  • 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

  • Intellectual Property Institute of Canada, Member
  • Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM), Member
  • College of Patent Agents & Trademark Agents (CPATA), Member

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