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Eight Smart & Biggar lawyers recognized as Life Sciences Stars 2023 by LMG

Smart & Biggar is pleased to announce that eight Principals have been named “Life Sciences Stars” across Intellectual Property and Regulatory practice areas in the 2023 edition of the Legal Media Group (LMG) Life Sciences directory.

The firm is once again recognized as a 'Highly Recommended' firm for Patent Litigation (Branded), Patent Prosecution & Strategy and Regulatory, and retains our leading position in the industry with the most lawyers listed for IP and IP & Regulatory. This recognition acknowledges our unmatched level of expertise and the outstanding service we provide across the patent lifecycle to our innovative life sciences clients.

Congratulations to Steven Garland, Sheldon Hamilton, Yoon Kang, Daphne Lainson, Nancy PeiDavid Schwartz and Urszula Wojtyra for their recognition as Life Sciences Stars in Intellectual Property and Alice Tseng for earning this distinction in Regulatory law.

Smart & Biggar’s inclusion in the LMG Life Sciences 2023 ranking reinforces the firm’s status as an industry leader with an unmatched level of expertise and quality of service in Canada.

Earlier this month, LMG also named Smart & Biggar ‘Canadian Patent Strategy Firm of the Year’ at the 11th annual LMG Life Sciences Awards Americas 2023. This marked the fifth time that the firm has received this recognition.

The LMG Life Sciences Awards recognize leading law firms and individuals in each practice area of the life sciences industry.

The full results list is available to view online.

About Smart & Biggar

Smart & Biggar is widely recognized as Canada’s leading intellectual property firm, with offices in Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary. We are leaders in intellectual property and have been serving clients for over a century. Smart & Biggar operates as part of the IPH Limited group, under its own brand and independent from other IPH member firms.