More about Sander Gelsing

Sander Gelsing is a Canadian lawyer, a registered Canadian trade-mark agent, a registered Canadian and U.S. patent agent and he’s recognized to file and prosecute U.S. trademark applications for Canadian residents.

He helps inventors and companies with patent, trade-mark and copyright issues. Mr. Gelsing currently practices with the firm of Warren Sinclair LLP in downtown Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.

Sander was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2001. After that he relocated back to Alberta to train under the mentorship of a patent agent and lawyer at a boutique intellectual property law firm, in downtown Calgary, for about two years. He was subsequently called to the Alberta Bar.

Biography:

Sander was born in Europe; specifically the Netherlands, or Holland as it is sometimes known. When he was 11 years old Sander moved to Canada with his family - arriving at Lomond, Alberta, a small rural farming community just east of Vulcan. Sander and his family stayed for about five years in Lomond. He is still fluent in Dutch.

In the mid 1980’s Sander moved to Red Deer, where he attended high school at Lindsay Thurber Comprehensive and studied general sciences at Red Deer College. During that time, and in addition to his studies, Sander also worked at the down-town Husky gas station, at Olympia Fitness (a fitness gym off of 67th Street), at the Sheffield and Sons in the Bower Mall and at Collicutt Mechanical Services.

After Red Deer College, Sander moved to Calgary where he received two undergraduate degrees from the University of Calgary - a B.Sc. in biology and then a B.A. in geography and philosophy. While studying at the University of Calgary, Sander worked at a variety of retail jobs and as a tree-planter and crew foreman up in northern Alberta and B.C. for four years during the summer seasons. More importantly, while in Calgary, Sander met his wife-to-be Julie.

Sander and Julie moved to Victoria, B.C. where Sander obtained his Law degree from the University of Victoria. During law school Sander worked as a research biologist for a professor back in Calgary, as a researcher for a geography professor at the University of Victoria, and incorporated his own website design company. After obtaining his law degree Sander articled with a prestigious law firm in down-town Victoria.

Sander was called to the British Columbia Bar in 2001. After that he relocated back to Alberta to train under the mentorship of a patent agent and lawyer at a boutique intellectual property law firm, in downtown Calgary, for about two years. He was subsequently called to the Alberta Bar.

Qualifications:

Sander holds degrees in law (LL.B.), science (B.Sc.) and arts (B.A.) and has an extensive technical background in computers and electronics. Sander is a registered Canadian trade-mark agent and he’s also recognized by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) to present and prosecute U.S. trademark applications for his clients located in Canada. He is also a registered Canadian patent agent.

Sander Gelsing is a member of the Law Society of Alberta and the Law Society of British Columbia. He restricts his practice to intellectual property law, patents, trade-marks, copyright and related litigation.

Professional Memberships:

Sander is a member of the following professional institutions:

He is also a past member of the Licensing Executives Society (LES).

Email can be sent to: sgelsing@gelsing.ca