...Jitka PopelaAssociate Laywerjitka_popela@iproperty.caJitka Popela practices in the areas of intellectual property litigation and patent and trade-mark prosecution.She received her Bachelor of Science (Cell Biology and Genetics) from the University of British Columbia, where she also finished her Bachelor of Laws in 2005.She
was called to the British Columbia Bar
in 2006.Prior to joining the firm, Jitka worked as a project manager for a scientific research organization where she managed large-scale genomics and proteomics research projects based in academic institutions throughout BC.
Following law school, she
worked in Vancouver at an intellectual property law firm and at a pharmaceutical company as in-house counsel.She
has experience in advising academic and corporate clients in matters relating to trade-mark prosecution and litigation, life sciences patent prosecution, and intellectual property contracts.Jitka
is fluent in English, French and Czech.She
enjoys running, tennis and reading in her