Professional Librarian. I worked for 13 years with CanOcan Engineering as a researcher and document administrator. Emeritus Librarian Univeristy of BC for 16 years, supervising the PATSCAN patent research group. Worked with Industry Liaison offices of BC universities assisting in commercializing research. Conducted hundreds of patentability, infringement, and freedom-to-operate searches. Now operating PATEX Research and Consulting Ltd. serving the innovation community. Specializing in computer, software, hydrocarbon production, mechanical and electronic areas of research.