Stephanie Fong – Associate

B.A., J.D., J.D.

t: 416-961-5000, ext. 303 | e: stephanie.fong@patents-toronto.com

Stephanie Fong is a lawyer whose practice includes litigation and trademarks. Stephanie has been with Riches, McKenzie & Herbert LLP since 2019. Prior to joining the firm, Stephanie served as Law Clerk to the Honourable Mr. Justice Henry S. Brown at the Federal Court.

Stephanie received her Canadian and American Juris Doctor degrees from the University of Windsor and the University of Detroit Mercy, magna cum laude. She was inducted into the Frank Murphy Honour Society, in recognition of her academic achievement and community contributions. Stephanie received Book Awards for obtaining the highest standing in four of her law classes, including Legal Writing and Research and the International Intellectual Property Law Clinic.

While in law school, Stephanie served as a judicial intern at the Michigan Court of Appeals and the Ontario Court of Justice. She was the Teaching Assistant for Legal Writing and Research; and worked on the Canadian Bar Review with Dean Christopher Waters and Professor David Tanovich. Stephanie was also a nominated member of the Michigan IP Inn of Court.

Stephanie appeared before four panels of Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal judges at the 2019 Exchequer Cup. She and her partner placed second and won the prize of Best Respondent’s Factum.

Stephanie was awarded the Women’s Law Association of Ontario’s Avril A. Farlam Advocacy Award for her community service, including her volunteer work with Community Legal Aid. Stephanie also received the Dean’s Social Justice Scholarship, Windsor Law Alumni Social Justice Fellowship Award, and Voice for Justice Public Interest Fellowship Award for her contributions while volunteering with International Justice Mission’s legal team in India.

Stephanie received her Bachelor of Arts in History at the University of Waterloo, where she developed conversational proficiency in Mandarin. Stephanie is also fluent in Cantonese.

  • Barrister & Solicitor, Province of Ontario, 2019
  • J.D., University of Windsor Faculty of Law, 2018
  • J.D., University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 2018
  • B.A. (History), University of Waterloo, 2015
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