Daisy Williams

Daisy Williams

Articling Student

Dr. Daisy Williams is an articling student at Aitken Klee LLP. She received Ph.D in Physics in 2014, and has practiced in the field of patent prosecution, with a focus in optics, telecommunications, electronics and software, before joining Aitken Klee LLP. Daisy has also co-authored a LexisNexis book chapter on patent infringement litigation with Marcus Klee and Bryan Norrie. As an inventor herself, Daisy enjoys all aspects of patent law.

Daisy is a member of the Intellectual Property Institute of Canada (IPIC) and the Canadian Bar Association (CBA).

Education

  • 2014-2017: Juris Doctor (Common Law) University of Ottawa.
  • 2010-2014: Ph.D in Physics (Photonics) University of Ottawa
  • 2006-2010: B.Sc Honours Physics-Mathematics University of Ottawa

Publications

Patents

  1. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “Method for Optical Phase Modulation, Optical Phase Modulator and Optical Network employing the same,” U.S. Patent 8,922,875, granted Dec. 30, 2014.
  2. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “All-optical NAND/NOT/AND/OR logic gates based on the combined Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber,” U.S. Patent 9,335,607, granted May 10, 2016.
  3. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “All-optical NAND/NOT/AND/OR logic gates based on the combined Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber,” Canadian patent application serial no. 2,829,175, issued May 30, 2017.

Books

  1. Marcus Klee, Bryan Norrie, Daisy Williams, Chapter 1: Patent Infringement. In: Paul Lomic, Intellectual Property Litigation: Forms and Precedents, LexisNexis, 2016.

Scientific Journal Articles

  1. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “All-optical NAND/NOT/AND/OR logic gates based on the Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber,” Applied Optics 52, 3404-3411 (2013).
  2. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “Characterization of High Nonlinearity in Brillouin Amplification in Optical Fibers with applications in fiber sensing and photonic logic,” Photonics Research Journa2, 1-9 (2014).
  3. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “Improved all-Optical OR Logic Gate based on combined Brillouin gain and loss in an optical fiber,” Chinese Optics Letters 12, 082001 (2014).
  4. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “Effects of Polarization on stimulated Brillouin Scattering in a birefringent optical fiber,”Photonics Research Journal 2, 126-137 (2014).
  5. Daisy Williams, Xiaoyi Bao, Liang Chen, “Investigation of combined Brillouin gain and loss in a birefringent fiber with applications in sensing,” Chinese Optics Letters 12, 123101 (2014).