Canada’s Intellectual Property Law Firm

Smart & Biggar boasts 24 “Lexpert-Ranked” lawyers in 2020 and earns top rankings across Canada

Smart & Biggar continues to be a leader in IP law across Canada in the 2020 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

24 Smart & Biggar lawyers have been selected by peers to appear in this year’s edition as “Lexpert-Ranked” lawyers in Intellectual Property (IP), IP Litigation, Biotechnology, Advertising and Marketing Law and Computer and Technology Law. New to this year’s list are partner Evan Nuttall, in Calgary and counsel Kwan Loh, in Vancouver.

The firm has also earned top scores for IP and IP Litigation across Canada, as “Most frequently recommended” in Ottawa and Toronto, and the only Canadian firm to also be “Consistently Recommended” for IP in Montreal and Vancouver. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory identifies leading law firms and practitioners by thoroughly surveying Canadian lawyers, corporate counsel and other professionals across 64 practice areas.

Ranked in Intellectual Property: Daniel Anthony, Mark Biernacki, Christian Bolduc, Allan Brett, Mark Evans, Gunars Gaikis, Steven Garland, François Guay, Sheldon Hamilton, Yoon Kang, Daphne Lainson, Philip Lapin, Kwan T. Loh, Nancy Pei, David Schwartz, Elliott Simcoe, Alistair Simpson, Theodore Sum, Kohji Suzuki, Ekaterina Tsimberis, Jeremy Want, Matthew Zischka

Ranked in Litigation – Intellectual Property: Mark Biernacki, Mark Evans, Gunars Gaikis, Steven Garland, François Guay, Sheldon Hamilton, Yoon Kang, Evan Nuttall, Nancy Pei

Ranked in Biotechnology: Gunars Gaikis, Steven Garland, Sheldon Hamilton, Yoon Kang, Daphne Lainson, Nancy Pei, David Schwartz, Alice Tseng

Ranked in Advertising and Marketing Law: Alice Tseng

Ranked in Computer and Technology Law: Theodore Sum

For more details on the 2020 edition of the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory please visit their website at lexpert.ca/directory.

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading firm for intellectual property law, with offices in Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and technology law and have been serving clients for over a century.