Natalie Giroux

President, Intellectual Property

As President of Stratford Intellectual Property, Natalie leads a team of IP Strategy experts in delivering end-to-end IP strategy and implementation services which include a full-service patent agency and IP consultancy to lean in as trusted strategic advisors. Together they have helped over 100 companies and individuals. 

A pragmatic achiever with extensive experience in the areas of strategic intellectual property management, network performance engineering and technical due diligence, Natalie founded the IP Strategy practice at Stratford Group in 2009 by supplementing the offerings of traditional IP agencies and acting as a strategic advisor to design comprehensive IP strategies, covering all types of IP, that is tailored toward achieving the business objectives.

Over the years she has transformed the IP strategy practice to include a full service patent and trademark agency. Rebranded as Stratford Intellectual Property, she has built and designed a practice and service offering that has disrupted the way that IP strategy and portfolio management is being delivered by offering a business-focused, pragmatic and proactive approach to IP strategy implementation

An innovator in her own right, Natalie’s goal at Stratford Intellectual Property is to provide access to her expertise and the lessons learned from years in the industry. Natalie has helped innovators and companies with portfolios of all sizes find a strategy that not only maximizes their investment in IP but uses it to meet the end business goal.

With the support and creativity of her team, she has created a truly unique collection of curated content focused on innovation and IP strategy that forms the foundation of how they work with their clients to implement an IP strategy that aligns with their innovation assets and goals. They have also developed unique IP literacy content with the goal of empowering others in their IP decision making.

In 2021, Natalie ranked on the IAM Strategy 300 global list of Leading IP Strategists, an annual guide of individuals who have demonstrated the ability to deliver world-class IP value creation service offering.

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Intellectual Property Strategy

Annette Abdali


Call +1 (613) 261-5634

Kim Capiau

Trademarks & IP Analytics

Myriam Davidson

Director of Engagement

Call +1 (819) 208-6281

Lisa Fader

IP Operations

Call +1 (613) 802-9138

Colin Gallant

IP Strategy

Call +1 (613) 796-4365

Warren Gies

IP Practitioner

Lindsay Harbers


Call +1 (613) 327-2465

Elaine Johnson

IP Strategy

Call +1 (613) 851-8643

Doug MacLean

IP Strategy

Call +1 (613) 866-9031

Jordan Pynn

Vice President, Intellectual Property

Call +1 (858) 519-2319

Lynnette Lakusta

IP Operations

Julia Schmidt

IP Administration

Call 613-915-1053