Stephanie A. Melnychuk is a lawyer with Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP, a boutique firm practicing in the area of intellectual property law. Stephanie assists clients with all aspects of identifying, protecting, and benefiting from their intellectual property, with a particular emphasis on prosecuting patent applications in the chemical, clean technologies, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device fields.
Stephanie was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 2013. She has a Bachelor of Science degree with Honours in Biochemistry and a Master of Science degree in Chemistry (Organic) from Queen’s University in Ontario.
Stephanie is currently the vice-chair of the Intellectual Property and Technology Section of the Canadian Bar Association (BC Branch) and a member of the Intellectual Property of Canada Biotechnology Committee. Stephanie is the author of “Drug Dosage Regimes and Patent-Eligible Subject Matter in Canada,” which was published in the Canadian Intellectual Property Review in 2013.
Stephanie is an avid outdoors adventurer and enjoys snowboarding, back country touring, surfing, mountain and road biking, and trail running.