Jan Tkac is a technical consultant and patent agent trainee. His practice focuses on patent drafting and prosecution in the fields of the life sciences and pharmaceuticals.
Jan has extensive knowledge of cell and molecular biology, genetics and genomics. He has 10 years of research experience involving many aspects of biotechnology, including targeted cancer therapeutics, antibody development, pre-clinical models of disease and gene editing technologies.
As a post-doctoral fellow at Mount Sinai Hospital (Toronto), Jan contributed to launching a start-up biotechnology company which aims to discover, develop and commercialize novel cancer therapeutics.
Jan has published articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals and has presented his work at international conferences. He is a member of the Toronto Intellectual Property Group and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.