Janice G. Kelland

Patent Agent


Janice comes to the field of intellectual property from a background in chemistry and information science and has over twelve years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Janice joined the firm in January 2009, having previously held positions in the IP groups of two major pharmaceutical companies. Prior to that, Janice served for several years on the faculty of the Chemistry department at a Canadian university.

Janice is a registered patent agent. Her work focuses on providing searches and opinions, and drafting and prosecuting patent applications in the chemical, biotech, pharmaceutical and mechanical areas.


B.Sc. (Hons) Biochemistry/Chemistry  |  Ph.D. Biological Organic Chemistry  |  Masters of Library and Information Studies  |  Registered Patent Agent (Canada and US for Canadian clients)


Janice likes to keep active by walking and hiking and actually uses her treadmill regularly. She is an avid reader and enjoys solving puzzles, and every spring, she can’t wait to get her hands into the dirt in her garden.