Natalie Giroux to speak at Women Get on Board’s Virtual Speaker Series

We are excited to share that Natalie Giroux, Managing Director of Stratford Intellectual Property, will be the featured speaker at the upcoming session of the Women Get on Board’s virtual speaker series. Tune in on February 11 to hear Natalie speak about her IP expertise and experience as she discusses the topic  IP Questions Directors Should Ask

If you’re a board member, you are responsible to ensure that not only all the different types of IP are being protected adequately, but that the company’s funds are spent optimally. Join IP expert, Natalie Giroux, to learn what questions you can ask at your meeting to ensure the organization your supporting is managing IP related risks and opportunities appropriately.

Tickets are available now. If you are interested in attending this event,  you can register here.

About the speaker Natalie Giroux

Natalie is a pragmatic achiever with extensive experience in the areas of strategic intellectual property management, network performance engineering, traffic management, technical due diligence.

Throughout her career, she has combined deep technical knowledge with business insight and leadership skills to serve a variety of leading-edge start-up and large companies. Prior to acting as the Chief Scientist and IP strategist for Gridpoint Systems, she was a partner at Skypoint Capital where she provided support to the portfolio companies in the implementation of effective intellectual property strategies and managed patent litigations.

From 1997 to 2001, Natalie held various senior management positions with Newbridge Networks and Alcatel, culminating in her role as AVP Architecture and Technology.  During this period Natalie also managed the Lucent vs Newbridge litigation and provided vision and leadership to efficiently grow Newbridge’s valuable patent portfolio.

More about Women Get on Board

Women Get On Board Inc. (WGOB) is a leading member-based company that connectspromotes and empowers women to corporate boards. We do this through an engaged community of women and men in Canada committed to advancing gender diversity in the boardroom.

The WGOB virtual speaker series is focused on topics that are essential for boards to be more effective in their roles. An effective board is critical for companies to navigate through these turbulent times we are facing both internal and external challenges & new opportunities – from diversity & inclusion, health & safety, improving operational performance to successful engagement with regulators, shareholders and other stakeholders.

Expert speakers will discuss strategies and provide insights on how boards can more effective:

• Board & Director Evaluations
• Board Composition & Renewal
• The Strategic Power of ESG: What Boards Can and Must Do
• Executive & Director Compensation Beyond COVID-19
• IP Questions Directors Should Ask


Stratford is a proud sponsor of Women Get on Board.