Intellectual Property Protection

Meet Our Team

Heather Burgham

Heather Burgham is our Accounting Manager.

She joined us in 2019 after a long career in the food processing industry, most recently at Maple Leaf Foods. Her areas of expertise include production and operations planning, logistics, Six Sigma project management, sales and administration. She is the recipient of the Maple Leaf Foods Award for Continuous Improvement.  


Heather will contribute an important outsider perspective to our focus on excellence in our internal processes and exceeding the expectations of our clients, from local companies and inventors  to IP firms worldwide.

As well as spending time with her family, Heather enjoys photography, reading, theatre, music and the great outdoors. Living on Vancouver Island allows her to hike, cycle and kayak on a daily basis, and she couldn’t be happier.

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101-1001 West Broadway, Suite #380
Vancouver, BC V6H 4E4

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Our Mission

From our experiences in small boutiques to national IP and general practice law firms in Canada and the U.S.A., we bring our diverse perspectives to our practice, recognizing that technical expertise and resilient systems must combine with efficiency and cost effectiveness to provide the very best client service.

VanTek IP is all about finding the middle way, where our low overhead and deeply committed professionals combine to create a tailored and responsive practice in order to serve our clients exactly as each requires.

Working with a growing small partnership and a network of highly-experienced professionals, we offer customized services that combine technical expertise and decades of experience prosecuting patent and design files worldwide.