Stop by the Accelerate Okanagan office to chat with IP Lawyer, Paul Matthews of Lawson Lundell! He will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Bring your Intellectual Property, strategic sourcing and commercialization questions.
(office hours are every 2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month, 130p-3p)*
Paul's practice focuses on helping clients develop and commercialize their technologies. An engineering and technology lawyer, he has over 25 years of experience overseeing capital and technology investment in the energy industry and practising in the fields of technology development and licensing, strategic partnering, outsourcing and procurement, and in drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements. He is also well versed in engineering design, procurement, project management, planning and execution, innovation capture and protection. He is a collaborative dealmaker who approaches sophisticated development opportunities by formulating the strategy, and balancing the interdependencies of business, technology and law.
To increase the number of technology companies that start and grow in the Okanagan
We do this in two ways:
1. Helping to develop and support a vibrant entrepreneurial, creative and innovative technology community.
Our community ranges from students and aspiring entrepreneurs to startups and early stage companies; as well as established technology companies and the wide range of service providers who are critical to our industry
Our objective is to encourage people to start and grow technology companies!
2. Offering programs that support entrepreneurs and technology companies looking to start, accelerate and grow.
These programs combine elements such as needs assessments, hands on coaching, mentorship, and access to world class expertise - including connections provincially, nationally and internationally.
Our objective is to help entrepreneurs and companies accelerate their growth and maximize their opportunity