Vice President, Legal Affairs
Marie-Josée Lapointe is Vice President, Legal Affairs at Axelys. She has over fifteen years of experience in intellectual property and technology transfer.
A law graduate from Université de Montreal and a member of the Barreau du Quebec, she worked at Univalor, a technology transfer company, between 2014 and 2021 prior to joining Axelys. From 2003 to 2014, she was an intellectual property lawyer at the business law firm BCF. In this capacity, she was involved in several high-profile commercial transactions and litigations with a strong intellectual property component, in addition to providing counsel and developing several intellectual property protection strategies. Marie-Josée Lapointe has also acted as Corporate Secretary for several companies over the years.
Marie-Josée Lapointe has taught a graduate course in intellectual property at Université de Montréal’s Faculty of Law for several years. She has published and lectured extensively on intellectual property matters. She also sits the board of several organizations.