David Turgeon, PhD


Partner and Patent Agent

David Turgeon, PhD, is a Partner and Patent Agent with Fasken, an international business law firm, where he specializes in intellectual property. He represents clients before different courts, protects their inventions through patents, and provides strategic advice. He represents clients operating in a variety of industries, more particularly the life sciences (namely biologics), biomedical devices, and manufacturing sectors

Dr. Turgeon specializes in high-stakes patent litigation involving clients’ flagship products. As lead counsel on major cases, he designs litigation strategies that are both cost-effective and results-oriented for clients. A registered patent agent in Canada and the United States, he has solid expertise in developing global strategies and coordinating litigation in different jurisdictions. He focuses on creating synergy between the different files and implementing strategies to reduce the costs of multi-jurisdictional files. He takes a global approach to obtaining patent protection in Canada and abroad on behalf of leading companies.

He holds a doctorate and a master’s degree in physiology-endocrinology and a bachelor’s degree in microbiology. He uses his vast scientific knowledge for the benefit of clients working in the life sciences, biomedical devices, and manufacturing industries.