Connecting Industry Problems With Machine Learning Startup Innovations

October 26, 2016

DoubleTree Downtown Toronto

Produced by

Machine Learning

Fintech Conference


Anthony de Fazekas

Partner, Lawyer, Patent Agent

Norton Rose Fulbright


Anthony de Fazekas is a partner, lawyer, patent agent, and trademark agent, in the global law practice of Norton Rose Fulbright.


Anthony is part of the firm’s global working groups for both FinTech and AI.


Anthony de Fazekas’ practice focuses on all areas of information technology law, including the formation of winning intellectual property (IP) strategies and the development and prosecution of original patent applications in a wide range of IT related technologies, including FinTech, software, computer systems, communication technology, mobile, and other computer implemented subject matter.


Anthony is a highly respected IP strategist and many companies and investors rely on his expertise to evaluate and build IP value.


Mr. de Fazekas manages teams to develop winning IP portfolios. He helps ensure continuous process improvement of IP systems and support. A particular area of interest is in helping organizations develop an IP culture and manage innovation processes effectively.


Anthony argued successfully for eBay in a landmark case that improved the patentability of computer implemented inventions in Canada. Anthony also helps enterprises navigate complex innovation and IP monetization related issues.


Anthony de Fazekas also works extensively in negotiating technology collaborations and development of contracts templates, including in FinTech, particularly where these have significant IP implications for clients.


Mr. de Fazekas has worked extensively in the innovation sector with large corporate innovators including financial institutions, startups and scaling technology companies. He has a proven track record in helping drive the acceleration, and increased valuation, of technology startups.